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What is Leadership Connect?
Leadership Connect is where you will learn about your role as a leader, discover your future interests, and demonstrate your leadership abilities. It connects you to our newest online platform and all of our current live leadership training events and summer institutes!
Throughout your high school career, you’ll be connected to a new set of courses and lessons, hands-on activities and exclusive opportunities expanding your leadership skills and career interests for the future. Leadership Connect will also allow you to track your progress, earn incentives and rewards, gain access to special experiences and internship opportunities, and solidify a spot in the interview round of our summer leadership institutes. You’ll be one step ahead of your peers, ready to stand out among the crowd as you discover, explore, and master your LEADERSHIP TALENT.
A 3-Level Leadership Journey Throughout Your High School Career
DISCOVERY (LEVEL 1):
You will start your leadership journey by discovering your leadership strengths, talents and career interests. You will have access to: Online training and engagement with other youth leaders and professionals You're now a part of 21CL and have access to attend 21CL school-year events and leadership training alongside your peers from around the state Opportunity to apply to 21CL’s exclusive summer leadership institutes!
EXPLORATION (LEVEL 2):
Now it’s time to explore through training and practical experiences, giving you more opportunities to become a leader! You have access to: Online training and engagement that will lead to special experiences and incentives in your career interest area Access to attend 21CL school-year events and leadership training alongside your peers from around the state Access to apply to 21CL Youth Ambassadors Opportunities to job shadow!
MASTERY (LEVEL 3):
You’ve reached new heights as you master your skills and talents and put them to use! You will have access to: Online training in your career interest area and engagement with youth leaders and professionals to master your leadership skills Earn a spot at 21CL’s live training events for free or at a discounted price Access to apply to 21CL’s Youth Ambassadors Opportunities to earn internships Skip the online application and earn a spot in the interview round for our summer leadership institutes
As you collect points by completing your lessons, you will earn VIP access to: Special Celebrations or Corporate Tours Lunch or Dinner with an Executive VIP Access to Corporate Designed Events Speaking Role at Corporate Fundraising Events
Incentives & Perks
Do you like earning gift cards, SWAG, or private tours? 21CL incentivizes your leadership work! Every week that you earn points you will be entered in a drawing for an incentive, including: Gift Cards 21CL or Corporate SWAG
Your hard work and dedication to leadership doesn’t go unnoticed. As you earn points online and from outside leadership activity, you will be rewarded with things like: Invitation to attend the world's largest leadership conference - Leadercast Live! Digital Badges Job Shadowing Experiences or Internships When You Learn, You Earn!
Teachers | Parents
Here's How Leadership Connect Will Help Your Student 21st Century Leaders’ Leadership Connect is designed to help students discover, explore, and master the seven (7) foundational leadership competencies we believe are needed as a 21st Century Leader. These 7 leadership competencies are recognized by a Task Force of leadership and talent development professionals. All of the online lessons fall under 1 (or more) of these competencies: Communicating Effectively Problem Solving Action – Oriented Self-Development Building Effective Teams Integrity/Trust Career Ambition To learn more about each competency and the skills you will discover and master, click here.21CL Fills in the Gaps Did you know that Georgia law (House Bill 187) requires high school students to choose their potential career pathway by their junior year? Don’t worry, 21st Century Leaders is here to help! Students can discover and explore their career interests in a fun, engaging environment with other like-minded students and passionate professionals all while building their leadership skills along the way!
Plus, Leadership Connect’s online curriculum exposes students to an online training system developed and used extensively in businesses. As a bonus, participants receive incentives such as gift cards, tickets to sporting events, lunch or dinner with company executives, exclusive company tours and so much more.
Ready to Enroll?
Enroll in Leadership Connect online by clicking on the enrollment options below! Our annual Enrollment Fee is just $79 or sign up for $195 for your entire high school career! Sign-Up Today! NEW Students
per school year, or choose $195 high school career option at checkout Returning student? Welcome back! Please use the button below to head to your designated enrollment page. Enroll Now! check_circle_outline Sample Lesson ENROLLMENT IS CURRENTLY OPEN!! **ENTER SPECIAL30 TO RECEIVE 30% OFF FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR What students have to say... "Through 21st Century Leaders, I have learned that leadership occurs not from the front, but on the streets and from the back. You have to be the change you want to see and complacency is your worst enemy!" Festus Ojo, Westlake High School, Class of 2018 What students have to say... "Leadership Connect has allowed me to learn about my personal strengths and interests and how they relate to my career choices. I am more aware of the different occupational fields and which ones I’ll work best in!" Jordan Purcell, Arabia Mountain High School, Class of 2017 What students have to say... "I really enjoy Leadership Connect because of its simplicity. The exercises and practice lessons have already helped me tremendously, although just started. I realized that I am learning a lot about the skills I already have and how to shape them. The program is helping me understand that everyone can make a difference in the world, workplace, etc.- all you need is a bit of training!! I am really looking forward to completing more lessons and seeing myself grow as a leader through Leadership Connect!" Camisha Smith, Henry W. Grady High School, Class of 2020