Global Competency

Global Competency Endorsement

Blaze your trail

Academic Rigor: 3 credits in World Languages, 2 credits of GCE-approved courses 

Must maintain a grade of 85 or higher

Course Examples:

  • World Languages

    • Spanish

    • French

    • Latin

    • Independent studies in other languages

  • Applied Academics

    • Culinary & Cultural Studies, 

    • Economics

    • Other courses with approval

  • English: 

    • Humanities 

    • Women & Literature 

    • Warrior Tales 

    • Humans & The Environment

    • Debate 

    • Philosophy 

    • AP Literature

    • AP Language and Comp

    • AP Seminar 

    • AP Research 

    • Other courses with approval

  • Science: 

    • AP Environmental Science

    • Other courses with approval

  • Social Studies: 

    • AP African Studies, 

    • Global Studies Seminar 

    • Human Rights Seminar

    • AP Human Geo

    • AP Psychology

    • Other courses with approval

  • Approved dual-enrollment courses

  • Other courses with approval

Service to Profession: 60 hours of extended learning opportunities (ELO)


  • Cultural immersion experience that involves foreign or domestic travel

  • School-sponsored international or domestic cultural or exchange trips

  • Service-learning trips

  • Hosting international students

  • Penobscot School language/culture immersion programs

  • Participation in semester or year-long study abroad programs (including Traveling School, The Island School)

  • Other approved activities

For support with ELOs, contact Jude Masseur ([email protected])

Aspirations: Same for all endorsements (choose one)

  • Interview at least two professionals whose careers are of interest to you

  • Present at CHills assembly

  • Present to a community audience

Please fill out the intent to complete endorsement form.  

Please document Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs) on the “ELO Student Tracking Form

Contact Sara Cole-Pardun ([email protected]) for more information.