Congratulations to our 2024 Award Dinner Winners!

On April 16th, 2024, Lakeland Leads held its second annual Awards Dinner at Bonnet Springs Park to honor educators and Polk County academies and their dedication to creating meaningful workforce learning opportunities in Polk County.

Meet New Investor Member Ryan Reis

Meet our newest Investor Member, Ryan Reis, Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Affairs at Webber International University! Learn more about Ryan and his background in higher education administration, community engagement, and advocacy.

McKeel Hosting Internship & Career Fair

Join McKeel Academy for their Internship & Career Fair! This recruitment event will be held for their current 11th graders looking to fulfill their internship requirements, as well as, their current 12th graders seeking future employment opportunities. Nearly 500 students will be in attendance!

Lakeland Leads Convenes PCPS and Community Leaders

LKLD Leads recently organized a gathering that brought together key figures from the educational sector, local community leaders, and a representative from the nonprofit sector to explore the innovative educational approach offered by Big Picture Learning (BPL).