This article describes the Youth Leadership Program developed at Vestavia Hills High School in Birmingham, Alabama to improve school climate and culture. The school committed to putting students in the drivers seat as well as ensuring the program was for all students not just a subsection of the traditionally most successful. School staff share the lessons they learned along the way. This article builds off the content of a webinar, Build a Positive School Culture with a Student-Run App, which will provide more detail.
School leaders looking to develop student leadership programs may wish to read this article for ideas to keep student voice at the forefront.
Source Organization: eSchool News