There is a growing demand in the Jacksonville community and surrounding areas for supplemental education such as the Council’s Great Decisions high school program. Educating youth about global issues promotes their development as global citizens and emphasizes the growing importance of other world regions to our nation’s economic prosperity and national security. With an ongoing decrease in state funding in our public school system for curriculum addressing geography, civics, world history and international affairs, the Council believes that programs such as Great Decisions are more imperative now than ever.
The program is offered to area high schools at no charge. Costs of materials and facilitator stipends are covered through:
Do consider participating as a sponsor. We would like to thank our Great Decisions Supporters:
- Donations and Sponsors
- The Council’s membership dues
Emily Balz Smith Foundation
Sandy & Bob Cook