PAIR programming for high school students


Summary: In "Global Leaders," mentors assist high school students after school as they explore opportunities for their future and develop the leadership and other skills necessary to attain higher education and employment.

Details: PAIR's Global Leaders is a weekly program for high-school-aged refugee students. Mentors help students explore topics including careers, post-high school education and training options, academic planning, SAT preparation, college essay writing, participating in extra-curricular activities, job interview skills, and writing a résumé, among others. Students develop personal goals and educational plans, participate in community service projects, and develop leadership skills. Global Leaders works to increase understanding of career options and the value and possibility of higher education, testing performance, academic planning, high school graduation rates, interviewing skills, knowledge of financial aid options, number of college and aid applications submitted, and number of youth attending higher education.