The Teen Leadership Council at the National Law Enforcement Museum is a group of 10 high school students in grades 9 through 12 who play a leadership role in making the museum and the topic of law enforcement engaging for young people. Working closely with the Museum’s education department, the council meets monthly to plan and organize programs that engage their peers in topics related to law enforcement and the role it plays in the community. In addition to engaging with peers and museum staff, students have an opportunity to meet law enforcement professionals in disciplines ranging from criminologists and forensic pathologists to police officers and FBI agents.
As a member of the Teen Leadership Council, you will create and lead programs and activities for your peers and the public. Those opportunities may include:
The Teen Leadership Council’s programs and workshops are informed by the museum’s mission to educate the public about law enforcement, while providing diverse forms of engagement that are inclusive and participatory.
To apply for the Teen Leadership Council, you must:
Deadline: Due to strong interest, the Museum is no longer accepting applications for the Teen Leadership Council for the 2018-2019 school year.
The Teen Leadership Council will meet on Tuesdays on the following dates in 2018/19:
Sept 5, Tues., Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4, Jan 8, Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 2, May 7, Jun 4, and July 2
An introductory meeting will be held for teens who have been accepted to the Council on June 5, 2018 from 5pm-7pm at the Museum’s office:
901 E St NW
Washington, DC 20004