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FranklinCovey supports the inspiring vision and mission of United Way in the Greater Lehigh Valley.

The mission of United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV) is to provide the leadership, convene the partnerships and develop the resources and solutions that improve our community.

With more than 2.6 million volunteers, 9.6 million donors worldwide, and more than $5 billion raised every year, United Way is the world’s largest non-profit. United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley brings neighbors together. We unite people who care. We raise and invest funds that stay right here in the greater Lehigh Valley.

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Contribute to United Way’s Education Goal in Lehigh Valley to grow Leader in Me to reach 9,000 more students in ten new schools by 2023.

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What is Leader in Me?

Leader in Me (LiM) is an evidence-based, comprehensive school improvement model—developed in partnership with educators—that empowers students with the leadership and life-skills they need to thrive in the 21st century.

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Why Leader in Me Works

Why Leader in Me Works

Building Momentum Around the Globe

Building Momentum Around the Globe

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Schoolwide Culture Change

Leader in Me has a unique approach to integrating highly effective practices throughout a school’s culture.

Instead of focusing on academic measures alone, Leader in Me embodies a holistic approach to education, redefining how schools measure success. This approach empowers educators with effective practices and tools to:

  • teach LEADERSHIP to every student,
  • create a CULTURE of student empowerment,
  • and align systems to drive results in ACADEMICS.
Leader in Me is endorsed by CASEL as an evidence-based social-emotional learning process (K-6)

Evidence-Based Results

Ongoing empirical research from over 30 institutions reveal evidence of the significant impact Leader in Me can have in schools, creating the conditions to drive results in the following areas:





✓ Student Behavior ✓ Staff or Student
✓ Reading Proficiency
✓ Staff Social/Emotional
and Teaching Readiness
✓ Supportive School Environment ✓ Math Proficiency
✓ Student Leadership ✓ Student Engagement ✓ Teaching Efficacy
✓ Family Engagement ✓ Staff Satisfaction ✓ Student-Led Learning

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A Global Community

Leader in Me is in thousands of schools in over 50 countries around the globe.

These schools are united in a common vision and purpose to empower students to be leaders, equipped with the life-skills required to succeed in a global economy. They are breaking down barriers for student success, uniting cultures, and transforming their communities.

Global Impact

Implementing Leader in Me K-12

Although universal in timeless principles and student achievement, each grade level addresses relevant objectives that are unique to the school environment.

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Elementary School

Establish a whole-child mindset with a belief that every child has genius and every student has the potential to become a leader.

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Middle School

Create an environment of social-emotional learning that helps every student build confidence and discover their true potential.

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High School

Create a culture led by students who are encouraged to find their voice and develop critical skills for college, career, and life.

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Experience Leader in Me

Learn how thousands of schools in over 50 countries worldwide are discovering answers to some of the most challenging issues educators face today.

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