LEAD (Learn. Empower. Act. Discover.)

As part of Notre Dame’s ongoing commitment to Catholic education and women’s leadership, we offer a series of workshops for young women currently in seventh grade at Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese of San Jose.

After applying to the LEAD program and being selected, students choose from a menu of workshops to fit their area of interest and emerging skill set throughout the year. Typically workshops are offered on weekday afternoons and Saturday mornings. There is no cost for students to apply or participate.

Qualifying students will build a leadership portfolio as part of the program and receive a certificate of completion in the spring. Additionally, "graduates" of the program become candidates for the Françoise Leadership Award at Notre Dame High School.

To register for workshops please click below:

Mardi Gras - Tuesday, February 25th from 3:30-5:00pm

Acting Like a Leader - Wednesday, February 26th from 3:30-5:00pm

Creativity and Problem Solving - Wednesday, March 11th from 3:30-5:00pm

Women's History Month - Monday, March 16th from 5:00-7:00pm 

Being the Best Student Leader Possible - Wednesday, March 25th from 3:30-5:00pm

Spring Sports Clinic - Wednesday, April 8th from 3:30-5:00pm


2018-19 LEAD Alumnae

Congratulations! We look forward to seeing all of you this year as eighth graders!