Applications are now being accepted for the spring session of the Carlsbad Student Leader Academy, a leadership development program for students coordinated by the City of Carlsbad, The YouSchool and the Servant Leadership Institute. The academy addresses issues affecting youth in Carlsbad and further develops emerging youth leaders through civic education and service learning projects.
At a Glance
Carlsbad residents in grades ninth through 12th attending any high school can apply online.
Applications are due by Feb. 19, and there is no cost to apply or participate in the program.
Residents selected for the spring session of the Carlsbad Student Leader Academy will be notified by mail starting Feb. 26.
The 10-week program will be held once a week for two hours in the evening, Monday, Mar. 19 through Monday, May 21.
“The Carlsbad Student Leader Academy challenges high school students to take an in-depth look at who they are and what kind of life they want to lead,” said Debbie Fountain, the City of Carlsbad’s Housing & Neighborhood Services director. “We provide a collaborative setting where students work with their peers to determine how they can best contribute to building a better Carlsbad community.”