The future of our current generation of students will require a robust and innovative educational foundation. According to the United States Department of Education (2014) “America must provide students with a strong education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to prepare them to succeed in the global economy. Scientists and engineers create many of the innovations that drive our Nation’s competitiveness, yet many American students are unprepared in math and science, particularly students from underrepresented groups, and the nation’s STEM workforce needs are not being met.”
We acknowledge the needs of our future generation and society. Therefore, as educational leaders we are committed to helping our students become active learners who advance civilization locally and globally.
At the Barack Obama School of Leadership and Technology, our students will become:
Our goal is to offer an education experience that integrates critical leadership skills with opportunities for students to problem solve and innovate creatively on a consistent basis. We are looking forward to the opportunity to facilitate these learning experiences for the students of Park Forest-Chicago Heights School District 163.
Dr. Erika Johnson and Dr. Ericka Patterson
The Barack Obama School of Leadership
Developing Leaders One Student at a Time