ELC provides coaching and training to improve leadership skills for team members in education and other organizations
ELC…developing “Leaders of Leaders” in schools, on athletic fields, in corporate boardrooms, and everywhere in between!

CONTACT

PO Box 7793 Greensboro, NC 27417 336-314-7582 (phone) 336-315-1883 (fax) drdj @ bereadytolead.com

SERVICES

Half-Day, 1-Day, & 2-Day Workshops

Coaching and Planning Sessions

DiSC Work of Leaders Workshop

True Colors Workshops

Time to Teach Workshops

One-on-one Coaching

Customized Consulting

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Historically Underutilized Business
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EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONSULTING

A H.U.B Certified Business & Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Dr. Deborah E. Jones, fondly known as “DJ”, established ELC in 2006. DJ retired as

principal from the Guilford County School System in Greensboro, NC. She founded

ELC on the belief that relationships, education, and leadership are critical factors that

determine the success of any organization, its people, and the quality of services it

provides. DJ served as a trained turnaround school team leader for the North

Carolina Department of Public Instruction for three years. DJ conducts workshops,

provides consulting and coaching services to principals and teachers, and speaks to

student and parent groups. DJ demonstrates a strong passion and commitment to

school improvement, educating minority children and children of poverty.

Dr. Deborah E. Jones “Dr. DJ”

Over 15 years of leadership consulting and coaching experience

43+ years of experience in public education and/or higher education

Certified in DiSC Profile Assessment and Everyday Work of Leaders Training

Certified True Colors facilitator for Personal Awareness

Dr. Jones was selected and trained by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to serve as a Team Leader for the State Assistance Accountability Program from 2002-2005. She also planned and supervised the Leadership for Turnaround Elementary Schools Program; co-sponsored with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the North Carolina’s Principal’s Executive Program from 2007 to 2008. Dr. Jones served as a contracted coordinator for the Center for School Leadership Development at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she planned and supervised the Leadership Program for Experienced Principals and the Leadership Program for New Principals from 2006-2009. For the past 4 years Dr. Jones has been serving as an executive coach and instructor for the Sandhills Leadership Academy, a principal alternative licensure program in North Carolina (2011-2015). Working with four other coaches, Dr. Jones has helped to prepare over 60 interns to lead their respective schools. READ DR. DJ’S FULL RESUME
Relationships, education, and leadership are key factors that determine the success of an organization.

QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTS

43+ years of experience in education

15 years of consulting and coaching

experience

15 years experience in “middle

management/leadership” – School

Principalship

4 years as Executive Coach and Instructor

for the Sandhills Leadership Academy

2015 Lifetime Member – Worldwide

Branding Who Who’s Executives,

Professionals, and Entrepreneurs

2019 Recipient of the University of North

Carolina at Greensboro Inspirational

Educator Award

EDUCATION

HIGHLIGHTS

Doctor of Education in Education Leadership, UNCG, 1997 Master of Science in Education Administration, NC A&T, 1987

CERTIFICATION HIGHLIGHTS

True Colors Certified Facilitator for Personal

Success, Team Building, and Conflict Navigation Workshops

DiSC Profile Assessment and Everyday Work of Leaders

Certification Training

North Carolina Teacher License – A&G Physical Education K-12

North Carolina Mentor Teacher Certification

North Carolina “P” Education Administration (School Principal)

North Carolina Level 3 Superintendent’s Certificate

National Trainer Time To Teach Workshop – Classroom

Management and Student Discipline

ELC provides coaching and training to improve leadership skills for team members in education and other organizations
ELC…developing “Leaders of Leaders” in schools, on athletic fields, in corporate boardrooms, and everywhere in between!

CONTACT

PO Box 7793 Greensboro, NC 27417 336-314-7582 (phone) 336-315-1883 (fax) drdj @ bereadytolead.com

SERVICES

Half-Day, 1-Day, & 2-Day Workshops

Coaching and Planning Sessions

DiSC Work of Leaders Workshop

True Colors Workshops

Time to Teach Workshops

One-on-one Coaching

Customized Consulting

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Historically Underutilized Business
Copyright © Educational Leadership Consulting. All rights reserved. Web development by A Better Web, Inc.
consulting | coaching | leadership training | Time to Teach Workshops | True Colors Workshops | DiSC Workshops

EDUCATIONAL

LEADERSHIP

CONSULTING

A H.U.B Certified Business &

Disadvantaged Business

Enterprise

Dr. Deborah E. Jones, fondly known as “DJ”, established ELC

in 2006. DJ retired as principal from the Guilford County

School System in Greensboro, NC. She founded ELC on the

belief that relationships, education, and leadership are

critical factors that determine the success of any

organization, its people, and the quality of services it

provides. DJ served as a trained turnaround school team

leader for the North Carolina Department of Public

Instruction for three years. DJ conducts workshops,

provides consulting and coaching services to principals

and teachers, and speaks to student and parent groups. DJ

demonstrates a strong passion and commitment to school

improvement, educating minority children and children of

poverty.

Dr. Deborah E. Jones “Dr. DJ”

Over 15 years of leadership consulting

and coaching experience

43+ years of experience in public education

and/or higher education

Certified in DiSC Profile Assessment

and Everyday Work of Leaders Training

Certified True Colors facilitator

for Personal Awareness

Dr. Jones was selected and trained by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to serve as a Team Leader for the State Assistance Accountability Program from 2002- 2005. She also planned and supervised the Leadership for Turnaround Elementary Schools Program; co-sponsored with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the North Carolina’s Principal’s Executive Program from 2007 to 2008. Dr. Jones served as a contracted coordinator for the Center for School Leadership Development at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she planned and supervised the Leadership Program for Experienced Principals and the Leadership Program for New Principals from 2006-2009. For the past 4 years Dr. Jones has been serving as an executive coach and instructor for the Sandhills Leadership Academy, a principal alternative licensure program in North Carolina (2011-2015). Working with four other coaches, Dr. Jones has helped to prepare over 60 interns to lead their respective schools. READ DR. DJ’S FULL RESUME
Relationships, education, and leadership are key factors that determine the success of an organization.

QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTS

43+ years of experience in education

15 years of consulting and coaching

experience

15 years experience in “middle

management/leadership” – School

Principalship

4 years as Executive Coach and Instructor

for the Sandhills Leadership Academy

2015 Lifetime Member – Worldwide

Branding Who Who’s Executives,

Professionals, and Entrepreneurs

2019 Recipient of the University of North

Carolina at Greensboro Inspirational

Educator Award

EDUCATION

HIGHLIGHTS

Doctor of Education in Education Leadership, UNCG, 1997 Master of Science in Education Administration, NC A&T, 1987

CERTIFICATION HIGHLIGHTS

True Colors Certified Facilitator for Personal

Success, Team Building, and Conflict

Navigation Workshops

DiSC Profile Assessment and Everyday Work of Leaders

Certification Training

NC Teacher License – A&G Physical Education K-12

NCMentor Teacher Certification

NC “P” Education Administration (School Principal)

NCLevel 3 Superintendent’s Certificate

National Trainer Time To Teach Workshop – Classroom

Management and Student Discipline

336.314.7582
consulting | coaching | leadership training | Time to Teach Workshops | True Colors Workshops | DiSC Workshops