The Center for Global Leadership provides leadership training through character development of Upper School students at Veritas. Leadership studies is a series of courses designed for 7th through 12th graders taught by certified teachers and experts in their field.  


Example modules are:

Self-Assessment SkillsAssessing yourself and others for maximizing workplace effectiveness

People SkillsDeveloping effective people skills for success

Mentoring SkillsProviding and receiving effective mentoring relationships

Communication SkillsBecoming a highly effective public and personal communicator

Team SkillsDeveloping key practices for building strong teams

Managing SkillsDeveloping key practices and skills for managing others


Each student is required to research, write, present and defend two theses: a Junior Thesis consisting of a 20-25 page paper, and a Senior Thesis consisting of a 30-35 page paper, a 10-minute presentation and 10-minute Question-and-Answer session before local graduate-level university professors.


The students will participate in numerous activities that will aid them as emerging leaders, including 80 hours of community service per year (9th-12th grades), internships, etiquette and potentially, studies abroad.


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