Self-Esteem Through Culture Leads to Academic Excellence (SETCLAE)
is a model curriculum that provides a mechanism through which educators,
youth workers, and parents can teach their children the positive aspects
of their cultural heritage and simultaneously increase their self-esteem
and their desire to excel.
-To improve the academic achievement of those students no reaching their
-To instill in youth self-determination and effort which is the best way
to measure academic achievement.
-To transmit racial pride and enhance the students' knowledge of culture
and history and its significance to temporary living.
-To improve discipline and school atmosphere.
How will the GOALS be met?
-By conducting in-service training for educators and parents on:
Self-Esteem, Teacher expectations, School climate
-Maximizing academic achievement
-By measuring students' self-esteem at the onset of the program using a
self-esteem pre-test and after completion of the lesson plans with a
-By providing lesson plans to be used to enhance the students' knowledge
of African and African American culture and history.