SLIDING SCALE REGISTRATION
Starting in July 2022, all VTS programs will utilize a sliding scale for registration.
We are confident that those who join us are committed to being part of a thoughtful community that is diverse, committed to collective learning, and interested in finding new ways of supporting each other.
We have been inspired to use this pricing strategy by Embracing an Equity Sliding Scale.
Please use the guide below to self-select your registration fee for this program.
TIER 1 PRICE
Consider investing in the TIER 1 price if you:
are supporting children or have other dependents
have significant debt
have medical expenses not covered by insurance
are eligible for public assistance
have immigration-related expenses
are an elder with limited financial support
are an unpaid community organizer
are a returning citizen who has been denied work due to incarceration history
experience discrimination in hiring or pay level
are descended from enslaved people or Native American Indians
TIER 2 PRICE
Consider investing in the TIER 2 price if you:
are single and/or without dependents
are able to repay your student loans, are in repayment or have paid off your student loans
have daily reliable transportation
are able to miss work either for sickness or leisure, and are still able to pay next month’s bills
travel when needed for an unexpected occasion like a family funeral or emergency
TIER 3 (STANDARD COST) PRICE
Consider investing in the TIER 3 price, if you:
own the home you live in
have investments, retirement accounts or inherited money
travel for recreation
have access to family money and resources in times of need
work part-time or are unemployed by choice, including unemployment due to full-time school in a degree-earning program
have a relatively high degree of earning power due to level of education (or gender and racial privilege, class background, etc.)
Questions? Please contact Em Miller, VTS Trainer & Operations Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY
Any cancellation requests received 4 to 10 business days prior to the course date are not eligible for refund, but can be transferred to a future VTS training taking place within 12 months of the original training date. Registration may be transferred one time within 12 month of the start date of the original course.
If VTS cancels or reschedules trainings due to weather, low enrollment, or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of VTS, you are entitled to a full refund within one month of cancellation (but VTS is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation); or you may contact VTS to move your registration to a future event within 12 months of the original training date. If VTS cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering.
Please email Em Miller, VTS Trainer & Operations Manager at email@example.com if you have questions or concerns.