Reach for the Stars
Programs that have met the criteria and received the Minnesota Academic League Council's approval are included in the Reach for the Stars catalogue, which is published as a public service by Synergy & Leadership Exchange, with generous support from Lifetouch Photography
Interested in having a program or activity included in Reach for the Stars? Fill out a program inquiry form
. Programs must be available statewide in Minnesota and applicants are evaluated to determine the educational enrichment for schools and students, based on the following four criteria:
- Purpose: The primary intent is youth-centered, educational in nature, and encourages development and application of skills in an area of interest.
- Inclusiveness: The program/activity encourages, welcomes and engages students of many backgrounds, interests and abilities and is offered throughout the state. It provides evidence of strategies and processes for reducing barriers to underserved audiences.
- Sustainability: Evidence of a strong organizational structure.
- Evaluation: How and what is measured to ensure high-quality learning.
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of Reach for the Stars (PDF)
Our thanks to the following Minnesota Academic League affiliate members and Lifetouch whose support helps make Reach for the Stars available.
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