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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 Receives PPL Foundation Grant for Amplify Program

Leadership Northeast has announced it has received a $10,000 grant from the PPL Foundation to support its Amplify: Women’s Leadership Certificate Program.

Junior Leadership Northeast Receives Donation from PSEA

The Junior Leadership Northeast program recently received a $2,500 donation from the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA).

Junior Leadership Northeast Graduates Class of 2023

Leadership Northeast proudly announces that 70 students from 15 area high schools celebrated their graduation this spring at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts.

Leadership Northeast Hosts Graduation

Leadership Northeast hosted its annual dinner and graduation Thursday evening at The Woodlands Inn. The event celebrates the group’s graduating Core Class of 2023 and welcomes the incoming Core Class of 2024.

“Leadership is in our Blood”

Thursday marked a big night for Leadership Northeast, who hosted their 42nd Annual Dinner and Graduation at the Woodlands Inn. The night honored Leadership Northeast’s graduating Core Class of 2023, the incoming Core Class of 2024, and Catherine O’Donnell, Esq. with O’Donnell Law Offices, the recipient of the 2023 Distinguished Leadership Award.

Leadership Northeast to Honor Cathy O’Donnell at their Annual Dinner

Wednesday on PA live!, Rachel spoke with Cathy O’Donnell from O’Donnell Law Offices and Jessica Cronauer, the executive director of Leadership Northeast.

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