UCS Leadership Certification

What is it?

  • An opportunity to develop strong leadership skills to prepare students for the next level.  
  • Students who complete all lessons and activities will receive a certificate in the Spring.

Who is it for?

  • Target age group is High School Students.  
  • Open to College students to further develop their leadership skills.
  • Will be altered for Middle School students and offered in the Spring 2021.

How does it work?

  • Developed in partnership with the Illinois High School Association. 
  • 10 45-60 Minute Lessons presented by students for students!
  • Lessons will be available for 2 weeks and will include an exit ticket activation.  
  • All lessons are done online, any device will provide access.
  • Students must keep up with the bi-weekly lessons or they will be dropped from the program

Topics Covered:

  • #MYREASONWHY- Self Awareness
  • Connecting with others
  • Being an inclusive leader
  • Presenting yourself in person and on paper
  • Goal Setting
  • Effective Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving
  • Cognitive Flexibility
  • Networking

Registration Information:

  • Registration and Certificate management will be done through a Google Classroom. 
  • Students are able to register for the opportunity anytime prior to the first lesson on October 1st.  
  • Early registration is suggested as this will only be offered to the first 1000 students!

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