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DC&T Youth Leadership Program

DC&T Youth Leadership Program

Filling in the Gap for Learning Communities


The DC&T Youth Leadership Training Program Curriculum

Available for Youth Leaders and Other Youth Groups

(Learning Communities)



Interactive Workshops/Training Sessions


These workshop reflect the Georgia Department of Education Career Technical Student Organizations Core Values and the National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition Youth Development and Youth Leadership Standards.


  1. Vision and Goal Setting/Making Decisions
  2. Self-reflection and Processing
  3. Ethics, Values and Ethical Reasoning/Appreciating Differences
  4. Dimensions of Leadership/Understanding Leadership (Leadership Styles)/Taking Charge/High Expectations
  5. Communicating Effective/Persuasive Communications
  6. Developing Individual Strengths
  7. Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  8. Team Building/Group Dynamics/Collaborative Experiences-Networking
  9. Exercising Community Leadership/Community Service
  10. School Service Projects
  11. Networking and Social Media
  12. Strategic Action Planning(Tentative) -Reflecting Goals and Purpose


DC&T uses these workshops (sessions) as a foundation in planning and implementing its Youth Leadership Summit.






Workshop evaluations of each session are completed by participants. These are tabulated and summarized along with the stated recommendations and conclusions by DC&T. They are made available for feedback, improvement and further training.