On behalf of the Cobb Leadership Academy we would like to invite the middle and high schools to attend the 2018 Student Leadership Conference event which will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Smitha Middle School. The focus of the event will be to enhance leadership skills in young leaders from several Cobb County middle and high schools. Please note that transportation is provided by the parents of the students. Smitha Middle School is located at 2025 Powder Springs Road SW, Marietta, GA 30064.
During the conference, several members of our community will share their expertise on leadership development. The application deadline for participation is November 4, 2018. In addition to the student session, we will organize opening and closing keynote speakers in accordance with the theme and objectives of the conference. Deadline to register is November 4, 2018.
Sessions will foster the development of leadership skills. The speakers will facilitate engaging sessions that develop and cultivate leadership skills for participants. The sessions are as follows:
Sessions will foster the development of leadership skills. The sessions are as follows: 1. Building Community: Students will define community by participating in creative thinking activities that help enhance their placement and awareness of themselves in their communities. 2. Examine the Community: Students will explain how certain issues may affect their community and imagine how their community might look if the issues didn’t exist. Students will use critical thinking skills to examine the assets and issues that currently exist within their community. 3. Communication - Project Soapbox: A part of the Mikva Challenge program. 4. Teamwork/Problem Solving: In this session, the students will learn about the benefits of teamwork, the characteristics of successful teams, and the challenges that can occur in team environments.
Parent Session Information
Sessions Titles Parent Advocacy Parent Leadership Planning for Transitions Parents As Teachers