NYS Seal of Civic Readiness
The Seal of Civic Readiness is a formal recognition that a student has attained a high level of proficiency in terms of civic knowledge, civic skills, civic mindset, and civic experiences. The Seal of Civic Readiness distinction on a high school transcript and diploma:
- shows the student’s understanding of a commitment to participatory government; civic responsibility and civic values;
- demonstrates to universities, colleges, and future employers that the student has completed an action project in civics or social justice; and
- recognizes the value of civic engagement and scholarship.
Please review the criteria for the NYS Seal of Civic Readiness below. If you have any further questions about the NYS Seal of Civic Readiness, please click the link below, or reach out to your child's Social Studies teacher and/or School Counselor.