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LEAD Center

LEAD Center 

Northeast State Center for Leadership, Enrichment, Access, and Discovery

A warm, vibrant, safe space that welcomes and serves all

What We Do

  • Promote access and success for all students.
  • Leadership enrichment and development.
  • Promote the value of belonging.
  • Facilitate engagement and retention.

The Center for Leadership, Enrichment, Access, and Discovery (LEAD) seeks to promote Northeast State Community College's commitment to belonging and overall practices by broadening multicultural awareness and sensitivity, leadership, and encourages cross-cultural collaborative relationships through recruitment, engagement, and success.


A208 (Student Affairs Building)



  • Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed Friday - Sunday


The space features a comfortable lounge area with tables and chairs, providing a welcoming space for faculty, staff, and students to relax or connect with classmates or colleagues. Other resources include charging stations, an interactive LED monitor, Zoom access, and a wide selection of books and board games.


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William Ward, DMin
Extension: 5325

Tongai Maodzwa


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Contact Informaiton

William Ward, DMin
Success Coach
Office A205, Student Services Building
Extension: 5325

Tongai Maodzwa
Assistant Director of Strategy and Innovation for Access and Leadership Enrichment

Connect with Northeast State

Northeast State Community College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. For questions or concerns, please contact the Affirmative Action Officer.