Being an Educator is much harder than it
used to be. Especially being an Educator in an inner city school
system where 75% of the student population lives at or below the
poverty line. L.E.A.D. has joined the fight with Atlanta Educators
to save our children from the many pitfalls that inner city life
As Educators, there are many ways for you to
Be A Coach in L.E.A.D.'s Middle School Baseball
Development League Program
Help spread the word to families in your
If you have a student who needs some extra motivation
to succeed, call us- we can help.
Q: I have a student who may be interested in your
organization, but I don’t think he plays baseball. Is he a good
A: He is a great fit! Since we will teach him
everything he needs to know about baseball, having prior experience
is a plus but not mandatory.
Q: How often does L.E.A.D. interact with students
outside of school?
A: Our programs are year round and on average
fill up 3.5 days of out of school (OST) enrichment activities. Our
summer programs on average provide 4 days of summer learning (SL)
enrichment activities. Visit our photo albums to see the many ways
we keep student-athletes engaged throughout the year.
Q: Why is L.E.A.D. only officially partnered with
the Atlanta Public School System?
A: C.J. Stewart, L.E.A.D.'s founder/CEO was
born and raised by the Atlanta Public School System. He understands
the many unique challenges that inner city families face;
especially the fight to keep their young boys from falling through
the cracks. APS has a special place in his heart, so much so that
he still wears his Perfect Attendance pin from Grove Park
100% of L.E.A.D.'s Ambassadors graduate from high
100% go to college
87% have received college baseball scholarship
To date L.E.A.D. trained young men have completed
over 3000 hours of community service
L.E.A.D. trained young men have a more optimistic
outlook about their lives and are more dedicated to their academics
than they were before becoming a member of the
Coach James Aucoin (Kennedy Middle School) teaching the
game to one of his Leaders from the dugout at Perkerson