Our Schools

In cooperation with local businesses, Leader Valley proudly provides financial and programmatic support to Leader in Me schools in six school systems:

  • Cedar Falls Community Schools
  • Cedar Valley Catholic Schools
  • Janesville Consolidated Schools
  • St. Patrick Catholic Schools
  • Waterloo Community Schools
  • Waverly-Shell Rock Community Schools

Leader in me is currently implemented in 23 schools —17 elementary schools, one K-8 building, 5 middle schools, 1 high school and 1 K-12 system. We have already expanded the reach of leadership through Leader in Me to 11,000 students and 1,500 educators through workshops and coaching.

To learn more about how to put your school on the path to greatness:

Leader in Me Schools

The goal of Leader Valley is that all  Pre-K-12 schools in the Cedar Valley implement Leader in Me, as well as expand the reach to a number of private and/or outlying rural schools.

The tabs on the right indicate each school’s adoption year.

North Cedar Elementary, Cedar Falls Schools

Dr. Walter Cunningham School of Excellence, Waterloo Schools

Fred Becker Elementary, Waterloo Schools

Orchard Hill Elementary, Cedar Falls Schools

Southdale Elementary, Cedar Falls Schools

Lincoln Elementary, Cedar Falls Schools

Orange Elementary, Waterloo Schools

Hoover Middle School, Waterloo Schools

Blessed Maria Middle School, Cedar Valley Catholic Schools

Kittrell Elementary, Waterloo Schools

Poyner Elementary, Waterloo Schools

St. Edwards Elementary, Cedar Valley Catholic Schools

St. Patrick’s School K-8, St. Patrick’s School

George Washington Carver Academy, Waterloo Schools

St. Paul’s Lutheran School K-8, St. Paul’s Lutheran School

Lou Henry Elementary, Waterloo Schools

Kingsley Elementary, Waterloo Schools

Irving Elementary, Waterloo Schools
Blessed Sacrament, Cedar Valley Catholic Schools
Sacred Heart Elementary, Cedar Valley Catholic Schools
Expo Alternative High, Waterloo Schools

Lowell Elementary, Waterloo Schools
Bunger Middle School, Waterloo Schools
Waverly-Shell Rock Middle School, WSR Schools

Janesville Consolidated Schools

Cedar Heights Elementary, Cedar Falls Schools

Waterloo Career Center, Waterloo Schools


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schools committed to
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Leader in Me


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Leader in Me schools

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“Leader in Me provides our children with a tangible, actionable process to improve those soft skills- such as collaboration, problem solving, creativity, and time management in a way they can articulate and understand. Our mission at the Cedar Falls Schools is to educate students to be lifelong learners and caring, responsible citizens. Leader in Me is a great complement to our efforts to reach that goal.”
Jenny Leeper, Cedar Falls Parent and School Board Member