ALA Resources

Using Resources to build relationships, strengthen community and enhance culture.

Activities & Worksheets

Click to open/download the Leadership Tower Activity worksheet

(printable worksheet - found on multiple internet sites)

This is great team building exercise that is suitable for teenagers in class rooms to adults in workplace settings. This exercise encourages creative problem solving through teamwork.

The goal of this exercise is to have your team build the tallest free standing tower with 3 x 5 cards

Click to open/download the A Leader to me is… worksheet

(printable worksheet)

This worksheet is an example of some of the questions and items that may be discussed during an ALA session. Participants are asked to self-reflect, look at personal experience and answer questions based off of what they think, not what those around them do.

Click to open/download the How can you “Be The Change” worksheet

(printable worksheet)

This worksheet is an example of an interactive activity used to get participants discussing things that they would like to see changed in their environments, and how they can “impact” or “facilitate” some of those changes.

Click to open/download the 2021-2022 ALA Annual Report

(printable PDF)

Presented to JFS yearly, the Annual Report shares data about ALA sessions across Perry County. This includes data broken down by sites, including number of participants, participant data (attendance, GPA changes, anecdotal data), as well as comparison to previous years.

Click to open/download the D&GG Capabilities Brochure

(printable brochure)

Works with Practical Strategies, Ltd and PCBDD to print all ALA Curriculum.

Click to go to the Practical Strategies website


The Academy of Leadership Abilities® produces the most complete Superior Quality Leadership Skills and Personal Growth/Self-Learning Strategies educational programs available. These programs have been tried, tested and proven to be easy to use and fun for youth, grades 7-12, ages 12-18 years. Key principles such as ethical leadership, teamwork and personal growth are applied. Participants enjoy the many benefits that come from learning how to think.

ALA produces individual educational programs that focus detailed attention on:

  • Integrity/Ethics
  • Live Your Dreams
  • Positive Mental Attitude
  • Personal Core Values
  • Personal Strengths
  • Self-Discipline
  • Effective Daily Habits
  • Believe
  • Self-Respect
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Effective Decision Making
  • Relationships
  • Opportunity
  • Accountability
  • Leadership
  • Team Building
  • Teamwork
  • Financial Strategies
  • Responsibility
  • Conflict Resolution

Four components make these commonsense, self-learning programs complete,
ready-to-teach and immediately usable:

  1. Inclusiveness – All participants are integrated in learning activities at the same time;
  2. Close to home – No one is required to travel outside their home area;
  3. Local Support – Parents and communities support this program;
  4. Adaptability – Multiple facilitators and classroom teachers working in a variety of environments validate ALA programs are easily adaptable to anyone in leadership or aspiring to be in leadership, regardless of age (adolescent through mature adult) or attained academic level (elementary school through post-graduate degrees).
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