|Pillars of Student Success||
|Program Implementation||Program Grade-Level|
|Classroom Based||Grades 9-12|
|Program Concepts||Program Skills|
|Adaptability, accountability, civic leadership, conflict resolution, flexibility, leadership, verbal and nonverbal cues to communicate meaning and demonstrate understanding||Analyze problems, apply critical-thinking skills to work-based problems, assess personal skills, abilities, and aptitudes, collaboration, compromise, develop solutions, develop strong platform skills, listening to others, negotiation, problem solving, setting goals|
Students explore the importance of leadership skills and the value of community involvement. They learn the importance of communication and conflict-management skills to achieve group goals.
-Identify qualities of a leader.
-Recognize the role of civic leadership in a community.
-Develop conflict-resolution skills.
Students learn effective presentation techniques to get an audience's attention and keep it. They gain insight into classroom dynamics to assist with managing elementary school students when in that environment.
-Use strong presentation skills to communicate effectively.
-Develop classroom management practices.
-Recognize and use techniques that further teamwork and achieve group goals.
Students advance their critical thinking skills so that they can adapt quickly to new circumstances and develop successful solutions to problems.
-Use a problem-solving technique to solve personal and professional problems.
-Apply critical-thinking skills to work-based problems.
-Recognize that decisions have consequences.
Students share their JA High School Heroes experience and learn about its relevance to their futures. They complete a self-assessment designed to reiterate lessons about leadership, presentations, and critical thinking.
-Implement objective criteria to self-evaluate.
-Recognize the value of constructive feedback and the growth mind-set.
-Develop a personal action plan.