Leadership & Public Service 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 Leadership and Public Service Concentration gives students the opportunity to develop skills to be successful in careers dedicated to serving others while gaining knowledge and experience in social justice, impacting community, and profoundly contributing to our diverse world.

Course of Study Within This Concentration

9th Grade
English: Writing Games for Social Change: Social Justice & Game Design OR Something from Nothing:  Esports, Entrepreneurship & English

VAPA: Performing Social Justice

10th Grade
English: Writing Games for Social Change: Social Justice & Game Design OR Something from Nothing:  Esports, Entrepreneurship & English

Social Studies: World History (AP)

11th Grade
English: Justice & Community OR Critical Thinking, Community & Social Change

Social Studies: US History and Social Justice

 

12th Grade
English: Justice and Community OR Critical Thinking, Community & Social Change

Social Studies: Design Thinking for Peace and Regeneration 

 

 

Student Experience

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