Linda Cross Godfrey’s
Atlantic Leadership Center™

Leading life for personal fulfillment, professional enrichment, and the public good.

Place-based & nature-based experiential programs

Founded in 1991

On Water Street in Eastport, Maine — 207•853•6036

Announcing our New
Three-Nation Leadership Initiative™
USA • Passamaquoddy Tribe • Canada

Details Here




We have created a series of stories for young readers called Quoddy Kids Come Along Adventures. These stories engage the imagination and goodness of children in character development, community leadership, diversity, civility, and having fun while learning. Set in and around Eastport, Maine, these stories match up with a website and other travel materials created by our partners, Old Sow Publishing and PassamaQuoddy Bay Adventures, which guide children and their families, via companion maps and website, to visit locations where stories are set. In this way, readers are able to "come along" and "engage" as active participants, becoming part of the story.

Visit QuoddyKids.com



Advancing the art and practice of leadership, we present our new Three-Nation Leadership Initiative™. Built on our passion for leadership and our creative teaching style, this Initiative will bring together people in way downeast communities, three tribal communities, and nearby Canadian towns and islands. Please see our Three-Nation Leadership Initiative™ webpage for details and registration.

We offer Leadership Education Programs custom designed for small business, non profits, and civic groups to develop Extraordinary Leaders at Every Level.

We are proud to have offered Facilitation for 21 years for the Washington County Leadership Institute, an award-winning Maine leadership program.



Through our Learning-by-the-Sea Programs, we are proud to have 25 years of successful experience in producing retreats and symposia on leadership, community-building, and creativity. Programs are place-based, steeped in nature, local stories, and history.

For over 25 years, we have produced top-rated Road Scholar (formerly Elderhostel) programs based on the 60 year span of the Roosevelts on nearby Campobello Island. Visit The Roosevelts on Campobello Island: Life at the Glorious Edge to learn more and enroll.

Companion programs, "The Roosevelts in Eastport" and "Worth Saving," will be held in Eastport beginning in 2019.



We are engaged in Eastport in businesses that are renovating and rejuvenating our historic downtown.

We are leaders, with others, in achieving a ranking for Eastport as the "most resilient and reinventive city in Maine," selected by The Atlantic, NPR, and ESRI. American Futures Project / City Makers is co-produced by Atlantic senior journalist James Fallows and author Debra Fallows. A book on this project will launch in May, 2018.



We offer programs from a single day to a week-long event on topics such as:

Inspiring Leaders:

  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • Gene Stratton Porter
  • Rachel Carson
  • Dr. Janine Benyus
  • Edward O. Wilson
  • Ralph Waldo Trine
  • Wendell Berry
  • Dr. Seuss

In 2019, we will launch "Smith-Roosevelt Leadership Symposium for Women and Girls," honoring Margaret Chase Smith and Eleanor Roosevelt as leadership models.

We will also revive a Youth Leadership Institute, patterned after the 1941 program hosted by ER on Campobello Island.



For over 25 years, we have worked on redeveloping and operating historic properties as a partner in The Lupine Corporation, Ltd.; The Commons, LLC; Dirigamus, Inc.; and 15 Sea Street, LLC. Based on our work, we are developing materials titled "Worth Saving: Triumphant Legacies."

We are spotlighting our 12-year history of successfully fending off the $90 million attempt by 3 LNG developers to place Liquified Natural Gas terminals in Passamaquoddy Bay. We are working with Old Sow Publishing on a definitive book and workbook, presently titled: Being David: Defeating Goliath Developers and Saving Passamaquoddy Bay.


Seafloor graphic by Joyce Morrell of the Owen House B&B.
Other navigation icons by
Kebhen Grier & Nicole Jane DeBarber of The Beehive Design Collective.

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