THE TIMELINE

Date Action
January-June In-house meeting/interview with prospective host families; background checks
April-June Player and host family matching period
June-August Player and host family selection period; Player moves in with host family; Initial Assessment Period begins
August MLS Academy Season Begins
September 30-day assessment and evaluation
November 90-day assessment and evaluation; Initial Assessment Period ends
December First half of Academy season concludes; Monthly Check-Ins begin
December-January MLS Academy holiday break
January Second half of MLS Academy season begins
June-July Second half of MLS Academy concludes; End-of-Year evaluation of host family/player relationship; Decisions on continued relationship

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