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Leadership Institutes

ACROSS NH offers Leadership Institute 1: Developing Your Own Leadership Style, and Leadership Institute 2: Leadership Principles and Practice to support up and coming leaders in the field of out of school time (OST). These institutes provide opportunities for individuals to learn about their own leadership styles, develop their unique strengths and skillset, and learn about the principles and practices of leadership that encourage a positive and high functioning program. Leadership Summits are offered to graduates of LI 1 & 2 each spring. These summits provide an opportunity to network with like minded colleagues and further explore specific topics in leadership to support developing leaders in OST. Professional development hours will be awarded in the NH Connections Information System. If you have questions about the ACROSS NH Leadership Institutes, please email Jamie Nadeau, Executive Director, at

Leadership Institutes and Summits

Leadership Institute 1: Developing Your Own Leadership Style

Winter 2025 (Registration will open in fall 2024)

For directors, site directors, and leaders in the OST field. Learn about your own leadership style and practice the skills needed to get to a more respected and effective level in this 10-session hybrid series. Discover your needs in the workplace, your stress behavior, and find out how to maximize your unique style and manage the stress. Share your challenges with colleagues and get support while developing into the leader you want to be!  Register in NHCIS

Leadership Institute 2: Leadership Principles and Practice

Fall 2024 (Registration will open in August 2024)

You are developing your own leadership style and now you are looking to focus on the tools and foundations of effective leadership. This 6-session hybrid series is designed to provide you with the practices and principles that will motivate and empower those around you to develop an environment that inspires everyone. During the institute you will design and complete a leadership development opportunity that will positively impact your program. *This institute is for those who have completed Leadership Institute 1. Register in NHCIS

Leadership Summits

Wednesday, November 13th


For those that have completed LI 1, LI 2, and/or LI 3. Join us to explore new leadership practices that can sharpen your leadership focus and development. Share successes, challenges, and collaborate with like minded peers in the OST leadership community. More details and registration information coming soon! 

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