ELC offers today’s leaders and managers customized consulting, coaching, and educational services that will develop the skills, practices, and competencies needed to meet the diverse challenges of schools, businesses, government agencies, public, private, and nonprofit organizations.
ELC is committed to developing courageous leaders who will inspire, get results, and implement creative solutions to ensure the success of their organizations and the people they serve.
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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”
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.
Highlights Of Qualifications
CONTRACTED AND CUSTOMIZED SERVICES
provided in the following areas:
School Turnaround and School
Improvement in grades K-12
Developing “Leaders of Leaders”- Coaching and Consulting for Leadership Development