Impact: Leadership in Education

The Impact: Leadership in Education experience 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. Impact combines the best of Leadership Northeast’s nationally award winning Core program with the intricate needs of local education. A collaborative effort with the support of public and private schools throughout Luzerne County, the Impact experience offers K-12 classroom educators the chance to participate in LNE’s transformative development curriculum.  Impact participants will:

  • Build leadership skills needed to adapt and thrive in challenging environments and to improve school culture and educational outcomes
  • Gain effective communication skills that can be directly implemented in the classroom and beyond
  • Better understand personal communication and behavioral styles
  • Build bridges between business and education
  • Engage in an analysis of the public education system and develop an awareness of the community at large
  • Connect with an accomplished group of civic leaders from the field of education as well as the government and private sectors
  • Network with professionals from more than sixteen public and private school districts, compare best practices and challenges
  • Successfully complete a School Impact Project
  • Earn up to 90 Act 48 credits


2023/2024 Program Dates

  • September 21, 2023 – THINK Center and Kirby Park
  • October 19, 2023 – Misericordia University
  • November TBD – Capital Building, Harrisburg
  • December 12, 2023 – Mohegan Sun Arena
  • January 17, 2024 – Benco Dental
  • February 15, 2024 – Luzerne County Head Start and Weinberg Food Bank
  • March 19, 2024 – Pittston Memorial Library
  • April 24, 2024 – Westmoreland Club
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