Leaders’ Dana Nelson Wins 2022 R. Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award >

Dana Nelson, a humanities teacher at Leaders, wins this year’s Gaynor McCown Award for Excellence in Teaching for building authentic learning experiences and fostering a student-led community at the school.

School Designers Lead Virtual PD to Support & Connect Network Educators  >

Amid uncertainty surrounding the new school year, NYC Outward Bound Schools hosted two virtual professional development institutes.

Council Member Treyger Commends Leaders for Community-Building >

Read an excerpt from NYC Outward Bound Schools’ webinar on SEL, during which Hon. Mark Treyger, NYC Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education, named Leaders High School as a model for how relationship-building should be implemented in schools city-wide. 

College-Bound Senior from Leaders Featured on NY1 >

Gabriella Babskiy, a senior at Leaders High School, a NYC Outward Bound School in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, was featured in a NY1 story about students who are changing their college plans due to COVID-19.

Join Us For An Open House! >

Please join us for an open house on October 10th or 17th at 6pm to learn more about Leaders! Email Tom Mullen, Principal, with questions or to RSVP: [email protected]

Interview with Leaders Alumna Studying at Barnard >

Check out this enlightening Outward Bound interview with Shazzarda Davis.

Donate to Help Support our Backcountry Camping Trip! >

Help our students from Leaders High School experience the transformative beauty of the outdoors by checking out our Go Fund Me: https://www.gofundme.com/c9z2nx-backcountry-camping-for-nyc-youth

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Graduation Rehearsal for Seniors >

Graduation rehearsal for seniors will take place from 10:30-11:30 am, and tutoring will take place from 9-10:30 for some Regents-culminating courses. Please reach out to your child’s guidance counselor with any questions.

Leaders Teacher wins Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award >

History teacher, Kevin Mears, was honored with the 2017 Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award by NYC Outward Bound Schools.

Leaders Senior Speaks at NYC Outward Bound Schools Gala >

Senior Shazzarda Davis was invited to speak at the NYC Outward Bound Schools’ 30th Anniversary Gala and introduced the evening’s honorees, Cathy and Marc Lasry.