Student

Agency

Student Agency refers to the values, opinions, beliefs, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds of individual students and groups of students in a school, and to instructional approaches and techniques that are based on student choices, interests, passions, and ambitions.

STUDENT AGENCY IS

Outcomes

People

Action

All Students

Process

Student Agency allows students to share who they are, what they believe, and why they believe what they do with their peers, parents, teachers, and their entire school. Student Agency is for all of students in a district regardless of age or grade. Student Agency must be purposeful for it to be powerful.

DISTRICTS STEPS TO STUDENT AGENCY

Sample Protocols to Student Agency

Perfect

School

Exercise

Student Agency

Survey

Student

VOICE

Team

STUDENT AGENCY IS SYNONYMOUS WITH

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNANCE

True Student Agency allows for leadership and staff to maximize their efforts from a place of "COMMITMENT" rather than a sense of "COMPLIANCE".