About the AASLE: High School Edition
The 2017 African American Student Leadership Experience: High School Edition, “Be the Change,” will take place at the Historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC on Thursday, January 5, 2017. It is a one-day intensive experience where students will interact with prominent keynote speakers, facilitators and current college students in the area of leadership development. The AASLE High School Edition is designed to bring students together and educate, motivate and excite them to be leaders in their respective communities.
The Experience will provide concurrent workshop sessions intended to be foundational tracks for the development of leadership skills and competencies necessary for high school students. Below is a list of sample workshop subjects/titles that may be included during the Experience:
- College Student Leadership Panel
- Basic Leadership Skill Development
- How to Tie a Tie
- College Readiness/Preparation
- Mock Interview/Resume Writing
- Being Social Media Savvy
- Gender Specific Sessions
- Entrepreneurship in High School
- Financial/Money Management
Attire for AASLE: High School Edition
The attire for the AASLE: High School Edition is business professional, e.g. Females: Nice Dress (appropriate length), pants/skirt & blouse/button up shirt, suit. Males: Suit & Tie, Dress shirt with tie & slacks.
Click here for an article entitled “Teen Girls and the Proper Way to Dress for Success,” it is a great read for high school ladies and provides a good list of what is/isn’t appropriate.
The Bryant Educational Leadership Group and AASLE Planning Committee are committed to creating leaders who will one day run the world; therefore, our aim is to build leaders that will demonstrate appropriate behavior, attitude and attire during the Experience. We maintain the right to ask that an attendee leave the AASLE: High School Edition (without refund) if the appropriate decorum is not exhibited.