The Student Leadership Program is a once in a lifetime experience for high school students. Students in SLP will have the opportunity to learn more about their community including career opportunities at major businesses and learn important work-ready power skills to earn their dream job and be successful on the job. Below is information on what to expect in SLP and resources to connect and be successful in your own leadership journey.
Ignite is the orientation and induction event for newly admitted SLP students. Students are officially inducted into SLP and participate in workshops focusing on team building, assessing personal career interests’ fundamentals of leadership. Students also learn about leadership through service by participating in a community service project in Savannah.
Kickoff officially begins the new year of SLP each fall. Kickoff includes a motivational speaker as well as high energy and interactive workshops and exercises focusing on career exploratory and leadership development growth.
Students participate in four Discovery events throughout the school year. At Discovery, students participate in career and industry tours, interactive simulation exercises and hands-on workshops focusing on specific work-ready power skills.
The SLP Year-End Celebration is the official conclusion of the SLP year that includes a keynote speaker, adviser and student awards recognition and SLP Graduation Ceremony for SLP seniors.
SLP Serves is a volunteer and community service day held in the summer where students and advisers work with nonprofit organizations to learn about community issues and volunteer to make their community a better place.
Sophomore College and Career Summer Experience
College and Career Summer Experience
This overnight experience trip for rising junior students will expose SLP students to college and industry tours to learn about career and educational opportunities within Georgia.
Junior Citizenship and Leadership Experience
Citizenship and Leadership Experience
This multiday experience trip for rising seniors will visit and explore Washington DC to see and learn about the history of the United States, but also be exposed to and learn about leadership within the country.
SLP Student Commitment
The Student Leadership Program (SLP) is a partnership between Gulfstream and Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools aimed to expose students to career opportunities in Chatham County and develop student’s personal leadership and work-ready skills. Being selected to be in SLP is an honor and privilege. Students admitted to the program will remain in the program throughout their sophomore, junior and senior year of high school as long as they meet the SLP Commitment Requirements. Failure to meet these requirements may result in removal from the program. Students in the program must commit to the following: