We empower Franklin County youth in grades K-12 to take a meaningful place in the 21st Century workplace by providing youth development and youth work readiness programs and activities. Services and activities are supported by evidence-based practices, utilizing research and well-recognized best practices.

The Career Zone

Due to the current pandemic, The Career Zone will continue to stay virtual for now. Check out our website and follow us on Instagram to continue engaging with coaches, employers, and community members.

If you are interested in learning more about The Career Zone, visit our page here!

Our Programs

We currently have programs for youth development and work readiness.

The Learning Zone

These 8-weeks flew by so fast. We can't believe our summer program has come to an end. Check out our video recap showcasing what we have been up to.

Posted by Lead the Way Learning Academy on Monday, August 17, 2020

The Learning Zone is an exciting and innovative after school program designed for children ages 6 – 13 years old. Our program provides services including academic enrichment, STEAM and art activities.  We offer video sessions, fitness and hip hop dance, academic support and social-emotional learning.  All activities are designed to provide youth development and age-appropriate career exposure to enhance character and build valuable skill sets.

Complete application here, if you are interested in participating.