Taking part in AP with WE Service gives students the opportunity to build and demonstrate skills such as:
- Civic engagement: Students build an understanding of their active role in solving today’s local and global problems and are motivated to be agents of change.
- Leadership: Students perform a role within the project team to own their respective work and present results to community members to motivate further action.
- Critical thinking and analysis: Students complete a needs assessment of the problem, draw conclusions, and evaluate project impact.
- Communication and collaboration: Students work collaboratively within teams and with community members to research, plan, and execute service projects by expressing opinions, clearly communicating ideas, and defending a position with evidence.
The AP with WE Service Recognition helps to set students apart from other applicants and demonstrates a commitment to civic responsibility and a well-rounded education.