PSEL #5c: Student Government Association Introduction
The artifact for this standard is an email from myself regarding SGA matters. Specifically, the email depicts instructions related to Spirit Week and the first annual pep rallies. It demonstrates that SGA members are a part of a group that has the ability to bridge connections between students and faculty, while giving students a collective voice on issues that matter to them. Obviously, this endeavor is ongoing because activities in this organization are throughout a school year.
PSEL #5c: Student Government Association Rationale
A student government association instills several things in students. Overall, the purpose of the association is to provide an outlet for the collective voice of students to be heard. Moreover, it is a way that both students and faculty can foster positive relationships through collaboration. In addition, another purpose of the SGA is to build leadership, empathy and collaborative skills in students who can in turn, instill those same qualities and traits within their peers. As co-advisor of SGA, my leadership role is to guide students into those roles. I give them the necessary tools, resources and motivation to challenge themselves and to shape them as potential leaders. This aligns to PSEL #5c because this role helps to bridge lasting relationships between students and staff while promoting academic learning and social-emotional development.