Core Values of Young Women Leading

Core Values

At the core of GLOW:

  • High Academic Expectations – The faculty and staff at GLOW are committed to every student’s success. We will help students set and achieve high personal and academic goals, while also emphasizing strong decision making skills.  A STEAM Curriculum (science, technology, engineering, art and math) with hands-on learning is a focus that will be integrated throughout all learning experiences. Creativity and self-expression when partnered with innovative thinking, critical thinking and problem-solving can lead to powerful, transformative learning in science, technology, engineering and math.
  • Social and Emotional Development – GLOW focuses on the development of the “whole girl” by promoting healthy emotional, social and physical growth. Our Advisory Program provides every student with an adult mentor who offers daily individual and group support to students. A comprehensive health and wellness program that promotes balance between mind and body through physical education, athletics and the arts.
  • Leadership Development – Students at GLOW are actively involved in service to others. Students work in partnership with community organizations to solve real-world problems, putting leadership into action. Our leadership development program encourages girls to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in practical solutions that help shape their own communities.
  • College Preparation – For the majority of students at GLOW, the obstacles to a college education are real.  Many of our students will be the first in their families to attend college; the first to realize the greatest achievement of all – college graduation.  We are committed to getting student to and through college. At GLOW a dedicated, school-based College Pathways counselor will work with each student and her family to build college awareness, visit college campuses, provide one-on-one application help, secure financial aid, and help with enrollment. We will help her realize this dream.