Academy for Public Service - Model Government

June 24 - 28, 2024
Past Event

***Please note this is not a JSA event*** All questions should be directed to the Academy for Public Service.

Our partner, Academy for Public Service, is offering an immersive model government program from June 24-28, 2024 at the State Capitol Building in Austin, TX.

The Academy For Public Service is Arkansas' only civic and education model government organization. Founded in 2021, our mission is to equip students with the skills necessary for success in the future. Through our unique program, we provide a hands-on approach to learning. Each student is given the opportunity to explore their interests in a supportive and competitive environment.

Why should I join? Only in the Academy for Public Service's Model Government Program will you receive immersive leadership training in your state capitol building. During the week, you'll learn how to better work with peers differing in age, background, and beliefs from you, how to consider the ramifications of legislation, and become a part of a network of leaders who will support you wherever you go.

Who is it for? High school students can serve as members of the student state House of Representatives. College students can serve in the House or the Senate. The Senate is made up of educators, college students, and nonprofit workers. Constitutional officers are made up of college students. Anyone can argue a court case. Model county and city government programs are designed for high school students, however, there are some opportunities for college students as well.

How do I join? Click here to sign up.

Download this PDF or watch this video to learn more about the Texas Model Government program.