Campagna Academy announced it is launching a leadership training program in partnership with the Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest that will focus on leadership development for ten selected leaders within their organization.

This unique training program will include leadership development presentations and activities facilitated by the team at the Leadership Institute which include leadership experts from both the academic and business world. The seminars will include the latest evidenced-based leadership content and learning activities to create experiences that strengthen leadership skills. “It is our hope that this research-based, customized leadership training will provide practical techniques and tools for participants. We are delighted to partner with Campagna Academy and look forward to an enriching learning experience,” stated Mekisha Neal-Richardson, Assistant Director of the Leadership institute at Purdue Northwest.

“Campagna’s mission driven culture has helped develop a group of leaders who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children. They are the most dedicated and hardworking individuals that I have ever had the opportunity to work with before. Our partnership with Purdue Northwest Leadership Institute, recognizes their talent and sacrifice. The training curriculum has been created with our organization’s current needs and long-term plans in mind. The training will give our leaders the skills a that are essential to succeed in the non for profit, human services sector”, shared Elena Dwyre, CEO of Campagna Academy.

Campagna Academy was founded 75 years ago as Hoosier Boys’ Town. Today Campagna continues as a mission-centered, vision-inspired, “for-impact” organization that still believes the world can be changed one child at a time. Their programs include Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Residential, Open Residential, Secure Residential, Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF), Emergency Shelter Care and offer a Diagnostic & Evaluation Program. They also have an IOP Substance Abuse Treatment Program, Therapeutic Foster Care and provide Aftercare Services. Campagna’s life-changing programs impact over 500 youth and families annually. They are a 501c3 non-profit organization that is fully licensed and accredited.

To learn more about the Leadership Institute at Purdue visit: For more information about Campagna Academy, call 219.322.8614 or visit