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the academy

Our flagship initiative is a post-high school, pre-university program that aims to identify, develop, and connect the transformative and socially-conscious changemakers of tomorrow.

CURRICULUM

Our curriculum develops leadership skills through hands-on, community-based projects, while helping students develop the essential dispositions, skills, habits and values that support long-term health and wellness. In 18 months you will be exposed to diverse methodologies and experience both in-class learning and applied leadership. We structure our program in five modules:

SOCIAL INNOVATION & LEADERSHIP BOOTCAMP

  • Focus on students’ Identity, Purpose, Values

  • Refine understanding of passion areas 

  • Social innovation, design thinking and entrepreneurship toolkit

  • Students develop a socially-innovative project to implement at home

1

4-month residential program

REFLECTIVE LEARNING & COLLEGE APPLICATIONS

  • Guided reflective learning based on summer experience

  • Heavier academic prep for college applications

3

3.5-month residential program

JAN

MAY

AUG

DEC

JAN

IMPLEMENT VENTURE AT HOME

  • Students put theories, plans and skills to test

  • Grouped in cohorts to facilitate peer learning

  • LALA faculty and local partners as mentors

  • Distance & self-directed learning for venture and college applications

2

3-month implementation at home

3-week break at home

VENTURE REVAMP AND PROGRAM COMPLETION

  • Students receive minimal guidance from LALA faculty; mostly cohort-led

  • Implement venture revamp plan + venture hand-off plan

  • Strengthen local connections

5

2-3 months at home

MAY

APPLIED LEADERSHIP & ADVANCED COURSEWORK

  • Applied leadership through mentoring opportunities, internships, self-directed learning, and advancement of own project

  • Advanced classes with LALA faculty

4

4-month residential program

OFFICIAL GRADUATION CEREMONY

AUG

OUR STUDENTS

We look for potential, passion, and a desire to make a change. We look for students who are excited to embark on a journey of self-discovery and become the leaders of tomorrow.

LAUNCH date is JANUARY 2020!

interested in attending? want to get more information? let us know!