The Solomon Leadership Program selects a diverse body of teenagers who volunteer in their local community, school, church or synagogue, or otherwise demonstrate their future leadership potential.
Through Solomon’s multi-dimensional program, students, known as Fellows within the program, grow to understand their personal value and potential as leaders. Our curated curriculum, successful mentor role-models, and inspiring renowned guest speakers give participants a broad perspective on leadership and success. This enables Fellows to envision themselves as future leaders, giving them the motivation to pursue their goals on their leadership journey.
Our three-prong approach centers around the Eight Pillars of Leadership, the eight skills and values that are essential to being an effective, moral, and just leader. Each session focuses in depth on a single Pillar, giving Fellows a comprehensive understanding of both its essence and its application in real life.
Final Project and Graduation
Throughout the program, Fellows are evaluated on their understanding and implementation of the values and skills discussed at each session. At the end of the eight sessions, Fellows produce an essay and visual presentation about their experience in the Solomon Leadership Program. The program culminates with a formal Graduation and Awards Ceremony, to which Fellows’ families are invited.
Student Eligibility and Application Process
The Solomon Leadership Program is open to all 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students who aspire to be leaders in their communities and are active in their schools, houses of worship, and extracurricular activities. Students who hold, or have held, leadership positions, or volunteer regularly receive preferred status in the applicant pool. Once an application is received, the student will be emailed to schedule an interview. Accepted students will receive a Welcome Letter into the program.
Your child is now part of an elite group of students, selected because he or she has exhibited the potential to be a future leader and influencer in the greater community. Students who join our program often have many other commitments. We ask you to please take a few moments to look over the Student handbook so you are aware of all future times, dates, and program expectations. This will enable your child to make the most of our Program!
During the 2017-18 session, the Solomon Leadership Program worked closely with The MacArthur School of Leadership at Palm Beach Atlantic University to accredit our course. We are proud to announce that Solomon is now an accredited program worth three college credits. Our accreditation truly speaks to the educational value and integrity of the Solomon Leadership Program. These college credit are approved by SACS, the foremost accreditation body in the United States, and are transferable to any US college.