Cultivating Tomorrow's Leaders.
概述: YLP seeks to develop young individuals to be the next generation of community leaders; preparing them for constructive and responsible involvement in community affairs, while also thinking seriously about career pathways. 学生申请期间结束 of their Sophomore 一年 and begin the program in the summer going into their Junior 一年.
Throughout the 10-month program, 学生 explore our community – its resources, leadership, 问题和机会. They share ideas and learn what it takes to become a consensus builder and effective decision-maker. Participants examine the functional areas of business and the career pathways found right here in their own backyards. 他们探索 civic responsibility and the various roles they can play in their communities to inspire a life-long commitment to the Berkshires.
合作伙伴: YLP is sponsored by Berkshire Bank, Greylock Federal Credit Union, and Cohen, Kinne, Valicenti & 烹饪. In addition to the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce, partners include The 伯克希尔哈撒韦紧凑 for 教育, Massachusetts College of Liberal 艺术s (MCLA), Berkshire Community College (BCC), the county's high schools and many local employers. YLP is one of the milestones on the 留学护照, which comprise a path of educational opportunities leading to higher education.
Program Structure and Calendar: YLP begins in the summer going into junior 一年 with a weekend retreat held at either 威廉姆斯学院或MCLA. Professional facilitators work with the 学生 to build a sense of community, set personal goals and explore their leadership styles. 在 the school 一年, participants attend monthly half-day sessions held at the workplace 本地雇主.
过去的项目: Students in the 2011-2012 class of the Berkshire 青年领袖计划 were given 20 minutes to produce a series of short videos on topics that were assigned to them. This project was part of a session about the creative economy and media industries, 在Interprint公司举行.
视频由PCTV制作. YLP is a program of 1Berskhire.