Model Organization of American States (OAS)

High School Model OAS

Policies & Procedures


Careers after Model OAS

"Through a series of Latin American content courses, a research and writing seminar, and especially the Model course itself, Latin American Studies students develop an extensive skills set. Students learn to critically evaluate arguments in conversation and debate, as well as present coherent written arguments and analyses in the form of abstracts, position papers, and resolutions."- Dr. Stuart Voss

Skills Gained:

  • Diplomatic Conversation
  • Negotiation and Consensus-Building
  • Speech Writing and Delivery
  • The Art of Questioning
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Abstracting Arguments and Critical Analysis
  • Hemispheric Awareness

Graduate Studies:

  • Latin America
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Anthropology and Sociology
  • Language and Literature
  • Economic Development
  • International Business
  • Law
  • Education

Straight Into Careers:

  • Government
  • Social Services
  • Business

Contact Information

Dr. Stuart Voss
Distinguished Service Professor of History
Director North Country High School Model OAS
Office: Champlain Valley Hall 224
Phone: (518) 564-5214