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Learn. Love. Lead.

This is a guest post written by Jennifer Duston, the principal at ATLAS Elementary, a Leader in Me Lighthouse School, for seven years.  Learn. Love. Lead. Three simple words that mean so much. Students at ATLAS Elementary in Ventura, California, live by these three words and have BIG goals to achieve them! As a Leader read more

Our International Student Speech Contest Ends Soon!

Our second annual Leader in Me International Student Speech Contest will be accepting entries for exactly two weeks and two more days. Students K–12 attending a Leader in Me School have until March 31, 2017, to submit a two-minute video. A panel of judges will be limited to reviewing English-speaking videos in two categories: traditional and creative. read more

2016 Student Speech Contest Winner Update

A few weeks ago we announced that the Second Annual Student Speech Contest was officially open to students attending a certified Leader in Me School. As we kick off another amazing contest, we felt it would be a great time to give an update on some of last year’s 2016 Grand Prize winners. Zhorie’l Zhorie’l read more

Share Your Story With The Leader in Me

We Want To Hear From You! We want to hear about all of the wonderful things that are going on from administrators, Lighthouse Teams, parents, and community members at Leader in Me Schools! Click here to share your story with us. Every day, Leader in Me Schools experience heartwarming moments at school or within the read more

Avery’s Creek Leadership Lunch-Buddy Program With Hampton Inn

This is a guest post written by Denise Montgomery, principal of Avery’s Creek Elementary in Arden, North Carolina. Community and business partnerships are an extremely important part of The Leader in Me process at Avery’s Creek Elementary School. One partner has stepped up to create a program that has caught on internationally! When Denise Montgomery, read more

Leader Bingo FREE Printable

I am so excited to bring you a FREE printable “Leader Bingo” game today. Please feel free to use this game in your classroom as a leadership lesson or to reinforce leadership characteristics for your students. The bingo-game printable has purposely been made with empty boxes for your students to fill in leadership characteristics to read more

Dartanyon Crockett: So Much More Than Just the “Blind Kid”

This is a guest post written by Dartanyon Crockett, 2012 U.S. Paralympian bronze medal winner, and 2014 IBSA Judo World Champion. Paralympic sports are constantly growing. However, it is still often confused with the Special Olympics. While the Special Olympic is a wonderful cause, it is completely different from the Paralympics. Paralympic athletes are people read more

First Annual The Leader in Me Student Speech Contest Results

Over the past three months, we have be accepting submissions of speeches from The Leader In Me students in kindergarten through eighth grade for our first annual Student Speech Contest. We have been impressed with the nearly 250 submissions we received from our outstanding young leaders, and we want to share the results of the read more