Global Scholar Certificate
About the Global Scholar Certificate Program
The Global Scholar Certificate complements the student’s Upper School course of study with a concentration in global studies. The Global Scholar engages in globally oriented explorations — both in and outside of the classroom — that cultivate the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to think and act globally.Read More
The Global Competency Spheres of Learning
Course of Study: The Global Scholar in the Classroom
The Global Scholar meets curricular requirements including: Media Literacy, American Civics, Global Issues, Global Scholar Seminars, and a minimum of three years of a World Language. Students will also choose from a selection of electives.Read More
Service Learning: The Active and Informed Global Citizen
The Global Scholar engages in service that addresses an authentic community need and learns the skills of “action research” to give voice to the issue through a student-developed plan to improve the situation. The Global Scholar maintains a portfolio of reflections and artifacts and attends Service Learning Seminars.
Participate in an event/activity each school year that widens the Global Scholar’s scope of interaction with people of cultures different from their own. Such activities could include: hosting an international student, LWA service learning travel experiences, summer study abroad, cross-cultural conversation cafes at school, holidays and traditions exchanges, oral history projects.
Attend or be involved in three activities each school year that enhance the Global Scholar’s understanding of local and global issues. Such activities could include: International Students Ambassador, Model UN, World Art/Dance /Theater experiences at local museums and performing arts institutions.