Academy of Leadership and Business Overview
Fort Meade Middle Senior is advancing digital literacy within a content-rich culture through their Miner Academies. Miner Academies curricula combine academic and occupation-related course requirements that aim both to promote applied learning and to satisfy college entrance requirements and career readiness. Agrowtechnology Academy and Academy of Leadership and Business are small learning communities where students are emboldened and, in turn, magnify their educational opportunities as they strive to become full-option graduates.
The Miner Academies integrate relevant career themes that blend academics with contextual and project-based learning.
The thematic approach of the Academy of Leadership and Business links leadership abilities with 21st Century business skills into a Lead and Learn Academy.
- The Lead and Learn Academy provides schooling in current career practices and training in professionalism, which all lead to hands-on career experiences.
- With an additional slant of community awareness, Academy of Leadership and Business Academy students embrace servant leadership through community service and mentoring projects that embraces the heart of learning as students learn outside of the classroom and impact the Fort Meade community.
- Students extensively use digital media in speeches and presentations to enhance understanding of findings and purpose.