PURPOSE

The  purpose of the High School Youth Conference is to provide an educational event that augments youth leadership at the high school level and enhances the continual development of students toward responsible and informed citizenship in the urban and suburban environments in which they live and learn.The conference planners recognize that for the successful realization of the METCO Directors' Association's mission, expanded services like this youth conference must be offered.  The conference will buttress understanding, cooperation and educational opportunity, and assist in the development of critical leadership skills.  It is also recognized that developing leadership skills is essential for the effective empowerment of students to make informed choices on issues having an impact on their educational and civil development.  The student participant should possess leadership potential, good communication skills, be enthusiastic, respectful, focused, and have the desire to achieve.  Click here for a list of student conference guidelines.

METCO Directors' Association

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