Leadership Spotlights
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

Unexpected Leadership: Two Sisters Find Hope

This is the story of two sisters struck with the unexpected loss of their father just two days before the end of the school year. One year later, almost to the day, they were faced with another tragic loss—this time it was their mother. The sisters were taken under the wing of their mother’s sister, read more

Finding Your Voice at Any Age—Caitlin’s Birthday Wish

What do you remember about your sixth birthday? Do you recall your closest friends at school, the face of your teacher, or what you used to do during recess? Can you visualize your school picture that year or your favorite lunch in the cafeteria? My Sixth Birthday Although it’s been more than three decades, I read more