Public Policy & Leadership Teachers


Crystal Mayer

English & Theater Teacher
crystal.mayer@cottonwoodk12.org

Jennene Bermodes
Science, Leadership, Lead Teacher
jennene.bermodes@cottonwoodk12.org

Kelsey Douglas
Social Science Teacher
kelsey.douglas@cottonwoodk12.org

 

Overview

Our Public Policy and Leadership Concentration gives students the opportunity to develop skills to be successful in careers in the fields of law and justice, public safety, and social services while gaining knowledge in understanding the rule of law, the criminal justice system, and how each of these are related to justice (distributive, procedural, retributive, and restorative).

Course of Study Within This Concentration

9th Grade
English: Compostition & Communication OR Multi-Cultural Literature

VAPA: Performing Social Justice

10th Grade
English: Compostition & Communication OR Multi-Cultural Literature

Social Studies: World History (CP/H)

11th Grade
English: American Literature OR World Literature

Social Studies: US History Model United Nations (CP/H)

 

12th Grade
English: American Literature OR World Literature

Social Studies: American Government/Economics

 

Student Experience

Activities emphasize a focus on leadership, teamwork, communication and organization. Students will participate in Model UN, community services events, mentorships, and internships.