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Our Mission

The mission of Leadership Northeast is to develop informed and committed leaders from all segments of the community who will serve, strengthen and improve Northeastern Pennsylvania. Hundreds of people connect with LNE every year through our six Leadership programs, community impact project initiatives and active alumni network. There are multiple entry points into the organization offering varying degrees of opportunity to explore your potential, widen your sphere of influence, engage in authentic relationships with other leaders, and ultimately impact the quality of life in our region.

Our Programs

Core Program

Designed for adult professionals to develop leadership skills, become more involved within our community, and build connections through networking events.

Impact: Leadership in Education

Brings together the region’s education professionals for a series of interactive sessions designed to empower teachers to be progressive agents of positive change within schools.

Junior Leadership Program

Community based leadership program for high school juniors who learn leadership development, community awareness and meet with area leaders in business, government and Education.

Executive Leadership

A community orientation program for professionals who have recently moved to the area or those who want to be reacquainted with the community.

Intercollegiate Leadership

Students from six local universities collaborate to develop leadership skills, discuss regional issues and create connections for future professional opportunities.

Amplify: Women's Leadership Certificate Program

A premier women’s leadership certificate program offering cutting-edge leadership development, high-level networking opportunities, and a dynamic series of speakers who will address the unique needs of women in the workforce.


Leadership Northeast Announces Community Impact Group Projects

Jessica Cronauer, Executive Director of Leadership Northeast, said the organization’s Community Impact Project component is an experience meant to serve several purposes.

Leadership Northeast Proves “Anything is PAUsible”

Anything is ‘PAU’ssible is a Leadership Northeast Class of 2023 project group with a mission to advance PAU’s vision of integration and inclusion by enhancing a retail space that aims to increase community engagement.

Amplify Leadership Program Celebrates Class of 2022 Graduation

A brand-new program designed to help grow, advance and “amplify” the strengths and skills of several of the area’s female leaders and workers wrapped up its inaugural campaign on Wednesday night.

Women’s Leadership Class of 2022 Honored

Leadership Northeast celebrated the graduation of its inaugural Amplify class at the Wilkes-Barre THINK Center on Wednesday, December 14, 2022.

New Program to ‘Amplify’ Women’s Strengths and Leadership Potential

Jessica Cronauer, executive director of Leadership Northeast, Wednesday said the organization has created a program that would cater to the leadership development of women in various stages of their careers.

Jessica Cronauer Promoted to Executive Director of Leadership Northeast

The Leadership Northeast (LNE) Board of Directors announces the promotion of Jessica Cronauer to Executive Director effective Friday, July 15th.

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