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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.

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 Teams Making a Positive Community Impact

Fifty-two people who make up the Leadership Northeast Core Class of 2023 have come together to address significant needs in Northeast Pennsylvania.

Dancing ‘Stars’ Prepare for Competition

“We’re calling it ballroom-disco,” Jessica Cronauer, executive director of Leadership Northeast, said of the fusion dance she will dance with her partner, community theater veteran and King’s College student John Toussaint.

Impact ’23 and Hanover Area School District Spread Love with Food Drive

The Hanover Area School District ran a food distribution event called Loving the Community to spread love and aid to families in need.

Community Service Project Held in Forty Fort

Employees from Home Depot joined forces with Leadership Northeast’s class of 2023 for a community service project in Forty Fort Saturday.

Leadership Northeast Team Renovates Space for Arts, Music Education

As it sits right now, the top floor of the YMCA’s Charlotte Casterline Early Learning Center remains vacant, stripped down to the bones as it undergoes renovation.

Around Town: It’s starting to look a lot like event season

I’m thinking of these and more fun events coming up right now after a night at La Tolteca Bar & Grill last week. It was for a Leadership Northeast project group fundraising mixer benefiting the McGlynn Center.

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