Lisa Borchert

Executive Leadership Program Applications Available

Join us this September for our Executive Leadership program. It is a wonderful way to enjoy great food, learn more about what NEPA has to offer, and make many new friends along the way. Download your application today! 

Congratulations to Kathleen “Kit” Foley, Distinguished Leadership Alumni Award Winner

Leadership Wilkes-Barre would like to express our sincere congratulations to Kit Foley, winner of this year’s Distinguished Leadership Alumni Award. Kit Foley is the Vice President of Student Life at Misericordia University and she has been involved with Leadership Wilkes-Barre since she graduated from the Core Program in 2001. She has been a project advisor, chair of the Advisory Council, member of the Intercollegiate Advisory Council and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors representing Misericordia University. In addition to her involvement with the Board, she also facilitates programs for the Core, Junior Leadership, Intercollegiate, and Impact programs. Your dedication and support of Leadership Wilkes-Barre is truly appreciated. 

Applications Available for our 2019 Impact Program


Teachers! Discover Your Potential to Have a Positive Impact. 

IMPACT: A Leadership in Education Program, 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 Wilkes-Barre’s nationally award winning Core program with the intricate needs of local education. IMPACT participants will:

˗ Build leadership skills needed to adapt and thrive in challenging environments and to improve school cultures and educational outcomes
˗ Gain leadership skills that can be directly implemented in the classroom
˗ Better understand personal communication and behavioral styles
˗ 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 twelve districts
˗ Successfully complete a School Impact Project
˗ Earn THREE Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits

Download a 2019 Impact application packet today.

2015 Core Opening Retreat

2014 Core Opening Retreat

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