OUR MISSION

ABOUT US

Break the Norm Leadership (BtNL) believes in empowering young leaders with the skills and confidence they need to achieve their dreams. Leadership and teamwork skills improve students ability to communicate, work with others, and raises their self confidence. They are taught to learn from their mistakes and approach challenges by thinking outside the box. We believe that each student's strengths and uniqueness is essential to accomplishing their goals. 

To create life long leaders that will impact the world. 

To build self confidence in the next generation of leaders, by creating an environment that promotes creativity, critical thinking, problem solving and teamwork. 

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OUR VISION

OUR PROGRAMS

Leadership programs for students Kindergarten through 8th grade. 

ONLINE CLASSES

Online classes teach students leadership and teamwork skills through themed activity based learning. 

AFTER SCHOOL EXTENSION

Quarterly classes that teach students leadership and teamwork skills through themed activity based learning. 

RESOURCES

Links for helpful resources for you and your student.

EMPOWERDI

EmpowerDI is a year long youth leadership program for students in K - 6th grade that promotes creativity, teamwork, problem solving, and self-confidence.

CAMPS/INSERVICE DAYS

Themed leadership camps are offered during in-service, conferences, summer and holiday breaks.

OUTDOOR PROGRAMS

Building self confidence in young leaders through healthy outdoor endurance activities.​

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One-of-a-Kind

Break the Norm is a one-of-a-kind program that is focused on youth leadership development based on current theoretical knowledge and best practices. The program is more than just leadership development, it is human development and learning. It is designed to foster curiosity, exploration, and critical thinking—all of which are essential to creative thinking and problem-solving.  The program has and continues to evolve to meet the needs of the students and our changing world. 

Dr. Kathleen Crowley, PhD

George Washington University