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About Us


Educating for Leadership, Inc. (E4L) began in 2009 as a

501(c)3 non-profit corporation located in Alaska. We strive to enable creativity through innovative solutions that empower students to become lifelong learners and do so through student-centered, hands-on learning.  E4L facilitates competency-based training and resources for educators with a systems approach, in order to empower learners with the leadership skills necessary to service and impact their communities with innovative technologies. 


Our Vision

Developing creative, solution-focused young leaders around the world through inspiring, innovative learning experiences to impact our future.

Our Mission

Supporting efforts that are innovating, inspiring, creative learning environments for young people in underserved communities around the world helping them to develop as problem posers, solvers, and empathic leaders.

Our Goals

  • Promote opportunities for individuals and organizations to use effective approaches to give back to their community.

  • Provide support through partnerships, fiscal investment, and strategic philanthropy to promote community development within underserved populations in one of four areas: Entrepreneurship; Design Thinking; Creativity; Global Community Impact


  • Support progressive learning, education, leadership, and emerging trends in education and worker development.


E4L seeks partnerships that match the vision, mission and goal, prioritizing collaboration with those who share passion for supporting solutionaries.

Through the T3 Alliance, E4L works with educators and institutions across the globe.  E4L maintains a strong presence in Alaska through our partnerships with local school districts and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Through CBE Ignited, E4L assists with transforming education systems to be competency-based, rather than our traditional time-based that are now student-centered.

Through MakeITSecure, E4L assists sites, districts and whole systems in keeping your organization secure.  We work with your IT department, as well as train students and others on how to make this happen.

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