“ON TRACK to Greatness” is a workshop training that incorporates reading, writing and analytical skills consistent with the California State Standards. A fast-paced and innovative character education program, this training is a sure fit for both “At- Risk” and “Highly Motivated” students.
“ON TRACK to Greatness” is a great addition to any Life Skills or High School Health curriculum. All trainees will improve problem solving/decision making skills, increase cultural awareness, enhance social skills, develop leadership skills and be equipped with the tools necessary to become productive citizens that are capable of positively impacting society. This training has successfully been conducted with students participating in CSULB Upward Bound Program as well as various High Schools and Middle Schools in LAUSD.
The “ON TRACK to Greatness” training includes:
- Student-centered, activity-based workshops servicing 40* students.
- “ON TRACK to Greatness” student handbook
- “ON TRACK To Greatness” User Guide (Facilitator Resource Guide sold separately)
- “EYE SEE YOU” Reflective-Poetry Journals (Optional)
- Pre-program training session with designated program facilitators/staff members
- Culmination ceremony, post-training evaluation and post-testing
- Post-training follow-up session or 1 hour professional development
“ON TRACK To Greatness” Workshops
Who I am… (Identity and Self Awareness)
With an opportunity to look at self, this session is designed to assist students in developing self-respect and esteem via identifying strengths, recognizing unique talents and understanding personal worth.
Lets Get Goaling (Goal Setting, Etc…)
Students explore the importance of having a vision of success, long and short term goal setting and begin to strategize for dream realization
Get Your Head Right (Academic Achievement)
This session allows students to take a non-traditional look at the benefits of school and higher education. Topics include academic achievement, social action, and social interaction
Making The Right Connections (Building Healthy Friendships)
Emphasizing positive peer pressure and strong relationships, Students take a look at the principles and guidelines for establishing healthy friendships and relationships that are positive and productive
My Brother’s Keeper (Civic Responsibility)
This session allows students to considers their rights and responsibilities in a global community. Taking a look at the importance and the intrinsic benefits of community service, they look at selfish v. selfless behaviors.
He Said, She Said (Understanding the Opposite Sex)
With a fresh look at growing up, dating and male-female relationships, this workshop will challenge the beliefs, myths, stereotypes and misconceptions that exist between genders.
Color Blind (Cultural Diversity Awareness)
In a world where cultural identity is emphasized and valuing diversity is often ignored, this session challenges students to move beyond ethnocentrism and explore the wonderful world of multiculturalism
Figure It Out (Problem Solving/Conflict Resolution)
This workshop emphasizes the importance of problem solving and critical thinking skills. Participants will be focusing on developing strategies for peace and conflict resolution while acquiring the tools necessary to be effective strategists in an ever-changing society.
Speaking Your Mind (Public Speaking Skills)
This workshop uses impromptu speeches to teach student s the importance of being able to support and defend ideas and opinions with facts. Students evaluate the difference between strong and weak persuasive speech
Getting ON TRACK…(Program Culmination)
Final Presentations… “My Greatness, My Destiny”. Students will present group or individual projects/presentations. Complete assessments and evaluations.
They will receive certificates of completion and commendation.