Leadership Program

 LEADERSHIP PROGRAM The Leadership Program is a signature program that is available only to students of Oakdale High School. OHS students may apply in the fall of their freshman or sophomore year, applications are usually posted in October and information is distributed via Find Out First, morning announcements, and classroom visits.  The Oakdale High School Leadership Academy empowers tomorrow’s leaders today, by equipping students with the skills and processes necessary to effectively lead in the dynamic world in which we live. Students will be actively engaged in leadership coursework that emphasizes the requisite skills for 21st century learners – technology, communication, world perspectives, problem solving and ethical decision making. Through completion of a rigorous program of academic courses, or CTE Completer Program, Student Service Learning and Civic Engagement projects, students will have opportunities to apply concepts learned through a variety of leadership activities. The Academy is 2 years of intensive leadership studies that may begin in the fall of sophomore or junior year. Program requirements include:

Successfully meet all program prerequisites: courses with minimum grades. • Completed Application. • All state and FCPS requirements for graduation. • Required summer reading. • Completion of two leadership courses to be taken in consecutive years. • Choice of academic program from approved academic coursework or CTE completer program. • Capstone Project and Exit Interview. • Participation in a choice of clubs, activities and other Civic Engagement activities. Contact Person: Jennifer Byrne Jennifer.Byrne@fcps.org

2018-2019 Leadership Application - Due Friday, November 3, 2017 by 2:30 PM

**Students may apply for the program, beginning their 10th grade year of high school.