Everyday Leadership Inspired through Example (ELITE) program

ELITE stands for Everyday Leadership Inspired through Example. This program works with North students to help them reach their leadership potential. ELITE was created to give students a voice about activities that take place throughout the year and provide opportunities to lead by example.

ELITE Student Leadership Workshop 2020-21

During the 2020-21 school year, North students will have the opportunity to be part of our newly created ELITE Student Leadership Workshop. We’ve partnered with internationally acclaimed leadership speaker, Drew Dudley, to deliver students a meaningful virtual leadership program to study their own leadership and find ways to improve upon it.  

The virtual ELITE Student Leadership Workshop will take place the following dates. Students who register are expected to attend each session and actively participate.

Date and Time Event
Monday, November 30: 12-1 p.m. Drew Dudley Large Group Presentation: The Leadership Quiz
Monday, December 7:  12-1 p.m. Small Group Session 1
Monday, January 11:  12-1 p.m. Small Group Session 2
Monday, January 25:  12-1 p.m. Drew Dudley Large Group: Leadership Q &A
Monday, February 1:  12-1 p.m. Small Group Session 3
Monday, February 8:  12-1 p.m. Drew Dudley Large Group Presentation: Self-Respect
Monday, February 22:  12-1 p.m. Small Group Session 4: Concluding Work

Small group sessions will consist of students working through an online curriculum and being engaged in small group activities and discussions.

Students wishing to participate in this leadership opportunity must register through the District 99 Web Store by Wednesday, November 18.  We are limited to a maximum of 150 participants.  

Questions? Please contact Megan Gilbert mgilbert@csd99.org or Mark Mirandola mmirandola@csd99.org.

Drew Dudley - TED Speaker

Drew Dudley
Internationally Acclaimed Leadership Speaker and Bestselling Author

Called one of the most inspirational TED speakers in the world, Drew Dudley is on a mission to help people unlearn some dangerous lessons about leadership.

As the founder and chief catalyst of Day One Leadership, he has helped top organizations around the world increase their leadership capacity.  His clients include McDonald’s, American Express, JP Morgan Chase, the United Way, and more than 100 colleges and universities.

Prior to this, Drew spent eight years as the director of one of Canada’s largest leadership development programs at the University of Toronto.

Drew is also the bestselling author of This is Day One: A Practical Guide to Leadership That Matters. It debuted at #6 on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list.

As a speaker, Drew has delivered keynotes across five continents.  His TED Talk “Everyday Leadership (The Lollipop Moment)” was voted “one of the 15 most inspirational TED Talks of all time.”

ELITE Fall Leadership Weekend 2021

Students in ELITE program

Join more than 125 North High School students who are looking to reach their leadership potential.  Our ELITE Leaders will help students navigate a low ropes course and small group discussions to recognize and build their leadership. See photos from our 2019 Fall Leadership Weekend.

  • When: September 4-5, 2021 (anticipated)
  • Where: Lake Geneva, WI
  • Who: Grade 9-12 North High School students
  • Cost: TBD

Registration will open in May 2021.