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Welcome to Trimester 2!

It's officially the start of Trimester 2, and more than 70 LEAD students are making significant strides toward securing certifications in their chosen CTE career paths - Construction, Allied Health…


LEAD students join Rutgers’ dual enrollment program for the second year

LEAD students Aicha Sacko, Shanelle Gordon, Rahiem Maldonado and Jenee Cordis pose together with their Rutgers hoodies at the LEAD celebration. For the second year, LEAD Charter School has four…


LEADers stand and deliver

  LEAD student Shanelle Gordan earned the top prize Wednesday, at the second annual PGIM Public Speaking event, the culmination of a week-long exercise in public speaking. Communications skills…


Meet your future leaders

About two months ago, LEAD began the process of electing the 2019-20 Youth Policy Council (YPC), a body of six-to-10 students tasked to represent the special interests of the entire LEAD student…


LEAD Big Drip Debates

Over the last several weeks, LEAD Charter students have been engaged in the democratic process as they decided who will represent them in the inaugural LEAD Youth Policy Council (YPC). The YPC is a…


HBCU Career Fair

The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently hosted a career fair for Historical Black Colleges and Universities or HBCUs. LEAD students were among the attendees, as they explored their…


December NOYN Report

Read "LEAD at a Glance" to get a quick sense of what's happening within the network. See photos from our Community Service Day with the South Ward Children's Alliance and read our Student Spotlight…


Student Spotlight: Miesha Fulton

Miesha Fulton starts every morning with a simple goal.  “I’m going to get all my work done today. I’m not talking today. I’m just going to go to school and do this today,” she said. Each day, as she…