The Endorsement of Global Engagement program (EGE) is an opportunity for students to earn an official certification attached to the Andover High School transcript stating that the student has gone beyond normal expectations to analyze, interact and develop global competence and understanding which will lead to future success in an increasingly interconnected world.
To obtain the endorsement, rising sophomores who are admitted into the program must meet following criteria:
Earn 4 credits the same world language.
Take 4 additional courses from the identified academic course list.
Participate in a Global Service Learning experience outside of Andover for a minimum of 20 hours.
Participate in an Immersive Global Engagement Travel experience for a minimum of 20 hours
Fulfill the EGE e-Portfolio requirements, which include completing an investigation on a global issue and writing a research paper, developing an EGE resume, writing a reflective essay on the experience and creating a final presentation.