Andrea Sheridan introduced Gebhardt Zurburg and Genevieve Allard, teachers at the ATHS to present Essential Skills and the Skills Elective at ATHS.
Four students from ATHS attending the Board Meeting: (Lina Souda, Jason Hulbert, Skyla Martinez, Victoria Villanueva)
ATHS Skills Elective is a semester-long mandatory course for ATHS freshmen that allows students to acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to successfully navigate ATHS culture and interactions with real-world professionals. This course is foundational in creating a culture of professionalism that will equip students with the necessary cultural currency and soft skills vital to obtaining a meaningful experiential internship that translates into preparation for college and their professional career.
Within these skill units, students will engage in a variety of individual and group tasks that will assess their skills development. Ethics, organization, public speaking, soft skills and professionalism are taught and workshopped throughout the cour