Creating Pathways to Excellence

(Program currently on hold)

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
~John Quincy Adams
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life.”  ~Mary Oliver
“Use your mind. If you don’t, others will.”  -Dan Goldberg
“There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”
~Nelson Mandela

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” ~John D. Rockefeller
“A time of transition can be a time of great creativity.” ~William Bridges
“You become what you think about.” ~Earl Nightingale
“Your life will never go where your thinking does not go first.”
“Great minds don’t think alike.”
“It’s better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.” ~Diane Grant
“Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.”  ~Thomas Carlyle
“Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.”
~Brian Tracy
“To bring about change, you must not be afraid to take the first step. We will fail when we fail to try.”
-Rosa Parks
“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”  ~Jim Rohn
“If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.”
“A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.”



1. To cultivate leadership ability
2. To support and empower disadvantaged youth
3. To increase global literacy, cultural awareness & 21st century skills
(global competence, collaboration, critical thinking & problem solving).
4. To provide students with international and multicultural educational opportunities
5. To provide a broad range of knowledge and experiences to better prepare students
for college and careers in a 21st century global economy
6. To stimulate students’ intellectual ambition and curiosity
7. To expand global awareness and develop students’ multicultural & global perspective
8. To help students gain a greater cultural consciousness, understanding, and sensitivity
9. To give students a competitive edge in their pursuit of higher education
and other post-secondary endeavors
10. To enable learning by doing and provide real life, hands-on, collaborative, student-centered and project-based learning experiences.
11. To broaden career prospects and break down social, economic, and cultural barriers
12. To increase confidence and independence
13. To show how the world’s economies are interconnected and prepare
students to meet 21st century challenges
14. To create a broader view of the world and its opportunities
15. To encourage students to think broadly, beyond the
boundaries of their communities
16. To help students discover meaningful ways to contribute to a global society
17. To help students realize their own intimate connection to the world
18. To enable exposure to social, economic and environmental challenges
locally, nationally and internationally
19. To enable students to make global connections and new discoveries
20. To increase tolerance and help students embrace diversity and celebrate differences
21. To develop the whole child, academically, socially and personally
22. To instill hope and inspire students to reach their full potential
23. To accelerate learning and academic success
24. To show students the world!


The International Student Ambassadors Leadership Program cultivates leadership ability in students who have demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence. Student Ambassadors will commit to developing their leadership abilities as Community Ambassadors on behalf of Students Going Global. Student Ambassadors will play a leading role in promoting the mission, vision, values, events and international opportunities of Students Going Global in their schools and communities, help to recruit and utilize volunteers of all ages and participate in the recruiting and mentoring of other students as potential Student Ambassadors.


Student participants will experience a Global Leadership Summit-Educational Tour Abroad through EF Educational Tours, which is held annually in a different  location abroad each year: 


The program is student centered and global education centered with a focus on hands-on, real life experiences as well as global literacy, 21st century skills (global competence, collaboration, critical thinking & problem solving), outward bound educational opportunities, volunteerism and community service. The program is designed to build self-esteem, broaden perspectives and develop globally-minded, community conscious and solution-oriented leaders, thinkers and doers who become major contributors to their communities and to a global society.


The program utilizes local, national and international outward bound educational opportunities, community outreach projects, foreign language tutorials, cultural study programs, internships, virtual tours, group projects, pen pals & videoconferencing abroad, media, technology, mentors, motivational speakers, success coaches, videos, books, movies, documentaries and global education resources, including purchasing a passport, travel abroad tips, safety tips, packing tips and responsible traveling tips to prepare students for a 21st century global economy and an educational, safe and worry free trip abroad. The program requires the following:

1) Participation in a mandatory Student/Parent Orientation upon program enrollment
2) The creation and presentation of Group PowerPoint Presentations based on the students’ experiences abroad within 3 weeks of their return date
3) The creation & presentation of Individual WeShare Videos/ based on the students’ experiences abroad within 3 weeks of their return date.


Please contact our International Student Ambassadors Leadership Program Director for additional information or questions:
Leadership Resources

Student Requirements / Apply



 Leadership Program

“Overcome the notion that you must be regular. It robs you of the chance to be extraordinary.”

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