STARS Life Skills Topics

Overarching Goal of the STARS Life Skills Program
Upon graduation from high school, STARS students will have mastered targeted concepts and skills as
aligned with the Social and Emotional Learning Standards as defined by the Illinois State Board of
Education (ISBE). Below is a first look at which Life Skills Topics might be covered.

To learn more about ISBE's Social Emotional Standards, please read an introductory document that can be found on:


Goal 1: 

Develop self-awareness and self-management skills to achieve school and life success.


Goal 2: 

Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.


Goal 3: 

Demonstrate decision-making skills and responsible behaviors in personal, school, and community contexts.


Introduction to Self-Awareness




Introduction to Social-Awareness




Introduction to Decision-Making


Communication Skills



Collaboration Skills




Time Management

Setting Goals





Skills, Interests, Options






Personal Finance


Interview Skills


Resume Building



Self-Awareness Myers Briggs





Career Paths



College Prep





Conflict Resolution



Eating Etiquette


Celebration and Evaluation