CCL’s mission is to advance the understanding, practice and development of leadership for the benefit of society worldwide. The Center for Creative Leadership is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization directed by a distinguished Board of Governors.
Dr. Millie Worku and research technician Hamid Ismail collect samples at the NC A&T State University farm. Each year CCL offers scholarships for professionals working in nonprofits and higher education. Scholarship recipients are able to take CCL’s open-enrollment courses under a sliding scale, which provides bigger discounts for leaders and emerging leaders at smaller organizations.
Ravenscroft teachers practice teamwork during Index Card Castle activity at the 150 year old, independent pre-K-12 school in Raleigh, N.C.
Ravenscroft embraces a new strategic vision — and a collaboration with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) — which emphasizes leadership and citizenship development as essential for educating graduates to be “game-changers” now and as adults out in the world.
Milton Hershey School students bond during an outdoor experiential activity during the Dearden Leadership Academy – a recent addition to the school’s programs and a collaboration between Milton Hershey School and CCL. The philanthropic boarding school gives students a free education, a place to live and financial help when they go off to college.
Over 200 nonprofit leaders convene at the White House Forum on Nonprofit Leadership.
Emerging leaders from community, environmental, international relief and cultural organizations are nominated to attend the weeklong Leadership Academy with CCL and American Express, helping them build the personal, business and leadership skills needed to run and lead a successful organization.
In Birmingham, AL, a group of community health leaders trained by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) is finishing plans for a permanent community garden. Participants in this project say the garden, which the community owns and tends, would not be in existence without their involvement in Ladder to Leadership, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in collaboration with CCL.
Fairfax County principal Jeanette Black encourages her students to enjoy reading.
CCL’s Multi-District Leadership Institute is a unique program
for educators that grew out of two very different school districts – one in New York City’s Bronx County and the other in Fairfax County, but with a common need. Both needed assistant principals who were prepared to hit the ground running when they were promoted to principal.” The two
districts decided to collaborate on what they felt was the missing link: a program devoted to the art of leadership and turned to CCL.
At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the top universities in the country, providing leadership training for faculty is as much a priority as educating students. For more than a decade, the university has sent faculty to the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) as part of a unique initiative, UNC’s Ruel W. Tyson Jr. Academic Leadership Program (ALP).