Leadership Pillar Overview
There is no question that employers are looking for people with more than just a strong academic performance in secondary and post-secondary education. Students becoming a strong leader helps build a strong resume showcasing they can make things happen and how to work well with others. A resume that is packed with a variety of leadership experiences demonstrates the special gifts and talents that sets one apart from other candidates. Click here for Leadership Pillar Workshop Options
Cultural Intelligence Pillar Overview
Olneck (1995) states that “research has shown that no one teaching strategy will consistently engage all learners. The key is helping students relate lesson content to their own backgrounds. To be effective in multicultural classrooms, teachers must relate teaching content to the cultural backgrounds of their students. According to the research, teaching that ignores student norms of behavior and communication provokes student resistance, while teaching that is responsive prompts student involvement”. Click here for Cultural Intelligence Pillar Workshop Options.
Lifelong Learning Pillar Overview
Promotion of Lifelong Learning is a critical pillar for schools. Life-long learning requires special knowledge, attitudes and skills on the part of students, teachers and leaders. Research indicates that increasing instructors’ and students’ knowledge about life-long learning leads to an increased interest in a thirst for knowledge. Staff and students, who readily accepted life-long learning as a guiding principle, showed an increased interest in their own learning and adopted skills critical to learning. Click here for Lifelong Learning Pillar Workshop Options.
Global Intelligence Pillar Overview
Global intelligence training guides teachers to foster global citizens prepared to interact with people from different cultures, religious backgrounds and countries. Teaching global success skills helps students learn acceptance and respect for others and gives the opportunity for students to discover the impact of their decisions on the people throughout their community and the world. Click here for Global Intelligence Pillar Workshop Options.
Mentoring Relationships Overview
W. Brad Johnson, PhD, a psychology professor, and author of several books about mentoring states that “research shows that mentees generally perform better in their programs and after they get out of school” than students without mentors. In addition, mentoring.org statistics show that young at risk adults who had a mentor are 55% more likely to enroll in college; 52% less likely than their peers to skip a day of school; and 37% less likely to skip a class. Mentoring assures students that they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges while promoting self-esteem and confidence. Click here for Mentoring Relationships Pillar Workshop Options.