ISDS Coordinators: Dr. Priscilla Pizarro-Rivera & Ms. Nelly Castillo
In today’s global marketplace, it is important for students to acquire the interdisciplinary skills they need to be globally competent and competitive. The International Skills Diploma Seal is awarded to graduating high school students who complete an international education curriculum and engage in extracurricular activities and experiences that foster the achievement of global competencies. It is a signal to employers and higher education institutions that a student is prepared to participate in the global economy.
To be awarded the International Skills Diploma Seal, students need to complete:
· Coursework in the following areas (8 credits total): World Languages (at least three credits in the same world language and/or ESOL) and International Focus (at least four credits in courses determined to have an international focus).
· At least four extracurricular activities and experiences with global themes and/or in global contexts (e.g., exchange programs, international and language clubs, travel abroad).
· Twenty hours of community service involving a global/cross-cultural public service project.
· Capstone presentation on the knowledge gained in the courses and activities listed above.