PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT OF HAVING THE EMIT/PWIT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP ACADEMY OF EITA, INC. OPERATING IN THE COLUMBUS AREA. BY SIGNING THIS PETITION YOU ARE IN AGGREEANCE WITH THE MISSION OF PWIT AND EMIT YDLA AND ADVOCATING FOR IT'S FUNDING.
Vision and Core Values of EMIT AND PWIT YLDA
The EMIT/PWIT Leadership Development
Academy provides children and young people with a rigorous life preparatory
education focused on leadership, entrepreneurship, and technology in a
supportive environment that nurtures self-confidence, inspires leadership,
encourages critical thinking, accountability, self-management and promotes
All young people have equitable access to the skills, knowledge, and
opportunities to succeed in education and to develop as leaders in their
communities and the world.
• EMIT/PWIT YLDA values the benefits of education to the social and academic
development of Columbus’ youth.
• EMIT/PWIT values critical
thinking, intellectual curiosity, and the application of knowledge to real world
• EMIT/PWIT values diversity in all
• EMIT/PWIT values the partnership
of parents and community organizations in supporting youth leadership development
and academic success.
• EMIT/PWIT values a teaching and
learning setting that sets a premium on professionalism and creativity.
• EMIT/PWIT values the application
of technology in ways that stimulate learning, encourage innovation, and
inspire creative solutions to community and social issues.
EITA, Inc. researches the facts and
creates and delivers interactive learning programs and workshops. These are
primarily for children and young people, but also for parents community members,
teachers, church leaders, and others working with and for young people.
EITA’s interactive workshops focus
on participation and two-way dialogue, on stimulating children and young people
to think for themselves about the impact of their choices on their life and the
community in which they reside
We Do It....
EITA's interactive curriculum are
delivered by teams of intensively trained presenters led by highly experienced
teacher/facilitators. The workshops use role-play, simulation, hot-seating in
role, processing, projecting, strategic planning, coalition building, choice
evaluation and a range of other evidence based techniques. The experience is
expanded through the use of peer led community projects.
They are delivered within a
The effectiveness of what we do is
constantly evaluated, internally and externally.
Active learning methods, as used by EITA,
are designed to engage children and young people, and address the vital community,
personal, social, behavioral and health issues that affect 12-19 year old.
Schools do not have the time, staff
or the funding employ that programs and opportunities that EITA’s EMIT/PWIT
EITA, Inc. ( Education is the Answer)
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