Leadership Education and Training 1
1 year, Grades 9-11
The purpose of this course is to expose students to knowledge of the history, customs, traditions, and purpose of the Army JROTC. The course includes development of basic leadership skills to include leadership principles, values, and attributes. Active learning strategies are integrated throughout the course. Emphasis is placed on writing skills and oral communications techniques. Financial planning is introduced. Physical fitness, diet, nutrition, healthy lifestyles and awareness of substance abuse and prevention are included. Basic first aid measures are additional content areas. An overview of the globe and geography along with basic map reading skills are incorporated. Also included is a study of the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, responsibilities of U.S. citizens and the federal system.
Leadership Education and Training 2
1 year, Grades 10-12
The purpose of this course is to enable students to expand on skills taught in Leadership Education and Training I. This course introduces the concept of equal opportunity and fair treatment of minorities and prevention of sexual harassment. It provides instruction of leadership skills and practical time to exercise leadership theories as well as the basic principles of management. It provides self-assessments that help students determine their skill sets and opportunities to teach using accepted principles and methods of instruction. It emphasizes community projects to assist in drug prevention efforts. It also includes dietary guidelines, fitness, map-reading and orienteering skills. It discusses the significant events that help shape and develop the Constitution and government and teaches the role of political parties in the election process.
Leadership Education and Training 3
1 year, Grades 11-12
The purpose of this course is to enable students to expand on skills taught in Leadership Education and Training II. This course allows cadets to investigate the interrelationships of the services while it continues to build their leadership development and decision-making skills. It includes negotiation skills and management principles. It emphasizes staff procedures and opportunities to handle various leadership situations as well as preventing violence and managing anger. The research, identification, planning and execution of service learning activities are included. This course gives cadets the opportunity to apply basic concepts of career exploration strategies and planning. It teaches how to create a career portfolio and plan for college or work. Financial management principles are studied further. Skills for orienteering and/ or land navigation are developed. The course includes studies in the federal judicial system and how historical events have shaped social systems.
Leadership Education and Training 4
1 year, Grade 12
The purpose of this course is to enable students to expand on skills taught in Leadership Education and Training III. This course focuses on creating a positive leadership situation, negotiating, decision-making, problem solving, team development, project management and mentoring. Students will demonstrate leadership potential in an assigned command or staff position within the cadet battalion organizational structure. The course teaches cadets how to use emotional intelligences in leadership situations as well as how to maintain a positive attitude. It provides instruction on etiquette, daily planning, financial planning, and careers. It includes requirements for the practical application of leadership duties. It emphasizes physical fitness through healthy individual and group competition. The interactions between groups of people and how they affect the area’s cultural economic and political characteristics are discussed. Concepts of democracy and freedom and their influence on local governments are also discussed.