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         Arsenal Technical High School 4-H Leaders of Tomorrow Program

Tech Leaders of Tomorrow is a series of eight workshops focused on increasing teen leadership skills.  The program is offered to 30 Arsenal Technical High School students.  The workshops will give the participants the opportunity to reflect on their present leadership skills, learn new ones and they will be given the opportunity to use them in both the classroom and community settings.

Purdue Extension-Marion County, as part of their partnership with the Chase Legacy Center/Youth Education Town (YET), began offering 4-H programming in Spring 2012.  Discussions with Josh Bowling, YET Program Coordinator and William Gadd, Arsenal Technical High School Social Studies Facilitator and Student Council/Students in Action Sponsor revealed the need for a teen leadership program at the school.  An eight week program, using the curriculum Leadership in Action as its basis was developed to meet this need.  For long term program sustainability adult volunteers were recruited to co-facilitate the program. 

We would like to thank the following individuals who are assisting in the delivery of  the Arsenal Tech Leaders of Tomorrow program:

 Josh Bowling - Community Program Coordinator; Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center.

William Gadd - Arsenal Tech High School; Social Studies Facilitator, Student Council Sponsor, Students in Action Sponsor.

Zach Adamson - Indianapolis City County Councillor, At-Large; Business Owner, D & Z, Inc.

Megan Fetter - Near Eastside Community Builder.

Mrs. Dawn Walker-Seyerle -- Arsenal Tech High School; US History and College Summit.    

Workshop Topics

Session 1: Real Colors Assessment (December 3, 2012). 

Session 2: Understanding Leadership (December 10, 2012).  

Session 3:  Development of Interpersonal Skills (January 7, 2013).  Click here to see the Arsenal Tech Leadership Class 2013

Session 4:  Managing Confict to get Better Results (January 14, 2013).  

Session 5:  Working in Teams (February 4, 2013).

Session 6:  Understanding Ethics (February 11, 2013).

Session 7:  Engaging in Community (March 4, 2013).

Session 8:  Celebration and Presentation of Leadership Portfolios (March 11, 2013).