Presentation on theme: "THE ABC’s of YOUTH LEADERSHIP Preparing Young People for a Future of Success and Excellence Sorrell Associates, LLC 24681 State Route 60 Warsaw, OH 43844."— Presentation transcript:
THE ABC’s of YOUTH LEADERSHIP Preparing Young People for a Future of Success and Excellence Sorrell Associates, LLC 24681 State Route 60 Warsaw, OH 43844 (740) 824-4842 www.strategicplanningsuccess.com www.newsletterville.com
It is time to take action…why? “For the first time in history of this country, young people are less healthy and less prepared to take their place in society than their parents.” “Employers grouped leadership as one of the essential skills entry-level workers lacked. These skills included strong work ethics, problem solving, and creativity along with organizational and interpersonal skills.”
? What is your organization or school system doing to make a difference?
What are you attempting to achieve… Leadership in Diverse Situations Improved Grade Performance Improved Conflict Resolution Skills Improved Interpersonal Skills Enhanced Communication Goal Oriented and Informed Decisions
What are you attempting to achieve… Better Classroom Management Increased Leadership Ability Reduction in Tardiness, Absenteeism, etc. Increased High School Attainment Increase in Grade Point Average Post-Secondary Education Completion
What are you attempting to achieve… Quality Education Character Education State Accountability Mandates No Child Left Behind Federal Legislation
What are you attempting to achieve… Every school system and youth services organization is looking for unique results for the young audience that they serve. What specific results are needed to positively impact the youth population that you serve?
Rising Stars A Proven Process Rising Stars An innovative unique inside-out development process that focuses on three critical elements that promote personal leadership, healthy behaviors, and the skills that employers identify as essential. Developing positive attitudes Developing interpersonal skills Developing goal achievement skills
Attitudes Skills Knowledge My Goals Positive Behavior Change Improved Performance Our Formula For Success
Internal Developmental Assets Commitment to Learning Positive Values Social Competencies PositiveIdentity Achievement motivation School engagement Homework Bonding to school Reading for pleasure Caring Equality & social justice Integrity Honesty Responsibility Restraint Planning & decision-making Interpersonal competence Cultural competence Resistance skills Peaceful conflict resolution Personal power Self-esteem Sense of purpose Positive view of personal future c Search Institute
SupportEmpowerment Boundaries & ExpectationsConstructive Use of Time Family support Positive family communication Other adult relationships Caring neighborhood Caring school climate Parent involvement in school Community values youth Youth as resources Service to others Safety Family boundaries School boundaries Neighborhood boundaries Adult role models Positive peer influence High expectations Creative activities Youth programs Religious community Time at home External Developmental Assets c Search Institute
The ABC’s of Youth Leadership ABC Rising Stars’ proven process enhances attitude (A) development which fosters improved behaviors (B), along with an additional return on investment through prevention and reduction of risk behavior which can be measured by the internal and external assets researched extensively by The Search Institute. Positive change (C) and measurable results for every young person we have the opportunity to serve is our primary goal.
Field tested with school organizations, community sponsored youth programs and faith based programs Research-Based Process Facilitated with an inside-out approach Supported by the extensive research of the Search Institute Important Facts
Successfully facilitated in ___ states Innovative learning strategies Important Facts Multi-Dimensional Performance Based
Deliverables Personal Action Plan 14 Chapter Bound Textbook Audio Cassette or CD Assessment Tools Facilitators Guide
Rising Stars Vision Through a developmental process, Rising Stars provides a firm foundation to prepare all young people for life-long learning, development, and achievement.