2010 Global Education Conference

"The School for Ethics and Global Leadership

The School for Ethics and Global Leadership (SEGL) is a high school semester program located in Washington, DC for intellectually motivated juniors who represent the rich geographic, socio-economic, and racial diversity of the United States and world. SEGL uses Washington, DC as an ethical leadership laboratory that helps shape ethically strong, internationally aware students through firsthand interactions with diplomats, policymakers, and academic experts. SEGL highlights include: An innovative case study-based Ethics and Leadership course for all students that encourages ethical attitudes, leadership development, and international understanding Introductory exposure to Arabic and Chinese language and culture A $1000 social entrepreneurship grant for each student upon graduation A collaborative, student-written, published policy document A Capitol Hill residence steps from the Supreme Court and Capitol Honors/AP Level curriculum A diverse student body which has included 11th graders from Jordan, Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico, and the United Kingdom Guest lectures by ambassadors, U.S. politicians, foreign diplomats, journalists, speech-writers, scholars, social entrepreneurs, and other global leaders"