Center for Leadership Development


The mission of the Center for Leadership Development is to foster the advancement of minority youth in Central Indiana as future professional, business and community leaders by providing experiences that encourage personal development and educational attainment. In the program, business and community leaders provide experiences that encourage personal development and educational attainment.

The Center for Leadership Development (CLD) offers 15 different programs throughout the year.
Go to for program details.

Project Indy – Mayor Joe Hogsett’s Youth Jobs Program

Project Indy is comprised of a network of community organizations, employers, and corporate partners who are providing job opportunities, soft-skill development and job-readiness training to in-school and out-of-school youth in Marion County.

Mayor Joe Hogsett has created Project Indy to help connect youth to jobs in Indianapolis.
Project Indy Flyer
Read more about Project Indy with online application at

Experience America – Explore a career this summer

Our innovative summer programs help students discover potential careers around their passions. Offered this summer:
Game Experience: three groundbreaking summer programs, ranging from game development to engineering, each open to students of all skill levels.
Project Fashion: See life in living color with our product development and visual communications courses.
Read more about the programs at

Stress Management

It’s inevitable that we all experience stress in our daily lives.  Some stress is actually good for us but too much stress can be harmful.  Check out the special edition School Counseling Newsletter November 2016 specifically addressing stress and how to effectively manage it.

Inside you will learn about…
  • Tips for staying healthy
  • How to create a stress plan
  • Who you can talk to if you are stressed
  • Apps to help you identify and manage your stress/anxiety
  • Deep breathing exercises
  • And more!
Have any questions?  Stop by the Guidance Office and talk to your School Counselor!