This exciting new opportunity for high school student leaders from across Westchester and Putnam Counties to network and learn about what advocacy is and how the needle of change is moved within their district and beyond. Students will have an opportunity to create an issue-based actionable plan to implement within their home district.
Attendees will be chosen based on an essay submission.
Each district’s PTA will work with their district’s principal to select a team of four student leaders - one from each grade, 9-12.
9:30 - Welcome & Conference Kick-off
10:00 - Professional Training Sessions (all students will attend all sessions)
Session 1 -- Leadership is an Action Word
Session 2 -- Advocate like a Pro
Session 3 -- Integrity, Digital Citizenship, and Netiquette
12:00 - Lunch and Keynote Address by Senator Shelley Mayer
1:00 - Afternoon Roundtables (students will choose 1)
3:00 - Wrap Up