Global Language and Leadership Program

Welcome to the Global Language & Leadership Program (GLLP) at El Capitan High School!

GLLP Freshmen Tara & Karely

Overview of GLLP

Community and Global Leadership

Cultural Perspectives

Capstone Project

Internships and Volunteering

Opportunities to Travel and Study Abroad

Hosting International Students and Programs

Biliteracy or Triliteracy Seal

Specialized Diploma Denoting Honors in

Global Language and Leadership Program

The Global Language & Leadership Program at El Capitan High School provides an innovative and rigorous course of study for students who are interested in further developing multiple language proficiencies in high school. Our goal is to provide a dynamic, international perspective to students who wish to continue with rigorous language and cultural studies from their middle schools. El Capitan High School offers a flexible choice of AP courses and content in the target languages of study.

Students are exposed to multiple options for high-level language studies, global issues across all course disciplines, flexible opportunities for study abroad, career internships at the local level, and project-based learning. By pursuing the path of the GLLP, they will exceed the requirements for the UC/CSU system and earn the seal of biliteracy or triliteracy on a specialized diploma upon graduation.

While enrolled in the Global Language & Leadership Program, students can remain involved in a variety of high school experiences. Schedules will be flexible enough that language immersion students can take a variety of AP classes, while also participating in athletics, performing and visual arts, ASB, AVID, and Medical Technology. Technology will be an integral component for all grade levels. Students enrolled in the GLL Program will meet or exceed the UC/CSU requirements for graduation.


GLLP Co-Coordinators

Abigail Anders Kelly Logan

619-938-9215 619-938-9237

Language Courses

Incoming GLLP students will select a language specialization, just as they would select a college major. Interested students may select a secondary language emphasis, like a minor course of study at the university level.

Click here for more detailed outline of courses.





AP Language


AP Literature

Teatro en Español

Historia Mundial

Capstone I Culturas

Capstone II Liderazgo Global





7/8 H

AP Language

9/10 H

Chinese Theater in Mandarin

History in Chinese

Capstone I Asian Cultures

Capstone II Global Leadership

Innovation Award for Collaboration Winner 2017

"My son was involved in the Chinese Bridge Competition as a freshman. Yesterday, he competed again as a junior. Watching him perform with such an enthusiastic presence and confidence was amazing. I want to thank Ms. Chang for all of her efforts on every level - such an inspiration to her students, and to see all of the hard work pay off was wonderful."

-Marti Wilmot , GLLP Alumni Parent

"I have been able to understand other people better and been able to communicate and relate to them on a deeper level."

-Holly Day, GLLP Student

"My advice to middle school parents who wonder if they should continue? Just do it! It may be hard at first but its totally worth it."

-Savana Shellberg , GLLP Student

"I am in the Global Language and Leadership Program because I got interested in the history and culture of other countries. I also want to graduate as a bilingual with the specialized diploma and be proud that I speak two languages. "

-Valeria Hernandez, GLLP Student

"We are like a family."

-Jordan Grandy, GLLP Student

2022 GLLP Parent Presentation