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At True Colors, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of our commitment to helping educational institutions create, nurture and sustain a culturally inclusive environment for students while providing a college and career-ready learning experience in the fields of education, arts, athletic coaching and entrepreneurship. We believe a healthy sense of belonging will foster lifelong engagement in the school community.

– Dr. Todd M. Mealy

The Future Is Our Priority

The “True Colors” joint initiative merges the educational and nonprofit sectors to help public and private academic institutions increase student engagement by fostering inclusivity and a sense of belonging in the school community. True Colors strives to help middle and high school educators inspire citizenship and service in the school community by giving their students an outlet to discuss pressing societal issues

The program’s instructional staff aims to boost academic achievement through collaborative planning with instructors and counselors in order to mentor students in an education program that builds critical life skills and practical knowledge in the fields of art, education, athletic coaching, and entrepreneurship.

Primary Areas of Focus

Education Cohort

The Education Cohort gives learners the practical knowledge needed to succeed in the field of education in the 21st century, making it a singular early-teacher preservice program for high school students

Arts Cohort

Students looking for another space to hone skills in performing or fine arts will join the Arts Cohort, where they will be taught by a national team of seasoned professionals.

Athletic Coaching Cohort

True Colors has a veteran group of athletic coaches, both current and retired, and representative of a cross-section of men’s and women’s sports that will guide students in the practical and character skills needed to coach student-athletes in the youth, interscholastic, and collegiate levels.

Entrepreneurship Cohort

The entrepreneurship cohort equips student with skills and knowledge to start a new business or work collaboratively with a team of entrepreneurs.

Health Science Cohort

True Colors provides an introductory health science course designed to prepare high school students with skills to pursue careers in the fields of nursing, health informatics, diagnostics, and support services.

I.T. Cohort

IT Technician is a professional who is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing hardware & software components of the organization’s computers. They also support these systems through remote access or site visits as needed by management teams within their company.

Engineering Cohort

Engineering is a broad work category that refers to jobs that use science and mathematics to solve a variety of problems. Engineers work in disciplines that include mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil, and environmental engineering, among others.

Interested in True Colors for your school?

This new partnership not only aspires to provide students with opportunities to pursue higher education or early entry into a professional career, but it also exists as a community medium to help schools bridge existing educational gaps.

Our Founders

Kevin & Anthony Lawrence

Kevin & Anthony Lawrence

Lawrence Brothers Promotions

Dr. Todd M. Mealy

Dr. Todd M. Mealy

The National Institute for Customizing Education

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Recent News

True Colors Program Attends The 107th Pennsylvania State Farm Show

True Colors Program Attends The 107th Pennsylvania State Farm Show

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True Colors Visits Frost Fest

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True Colors Visits Hershey Chocolate Company

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True Colors Visit Lincoln University

True Colors Visit Lincoln University

Lincoln University (LU) is a public state-related historically black university (HBCU) near Oxford, Pennsylvania. Founded as the private Ashmun Institute in 1854, it has been a public institution since 1972 and was the United...