Educators

L.E.A.D. is an Atlanta Partner For Education

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 present.

As Educators, there are many ways for you to get involved:
  • Be A Coach in L.E.A.D.'s Middle School Baseball Development League Program
  • Help spread the word to families in your school
  • If you have a student who needs some extra motivation to succeed, call us- we can help.


Educator FAQs

  • Q: I have a student who may be interested in your organization, but I don’t think he plays baseball. Is he a good fit?

    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 Elementary.


L.E.A.D. Facts

  • 100% of L.E.A.D.'s Ambassadors graduate from high school
  • 100% go to college
  • 87% have received college baseball scholarship opportunities
  • 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 organization

Coach James Aucoin (Kennedy Middle School) teaching the game to one of his Leaders from the dugout at Perkerson Park.

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