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The Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI) is an innovative program that was designed by EOA leaders who recognized the need to strengthen the association by developing potential leaders. Initiated in 1989 by Dr. Celerstine Johnson, the program’s purpose was to identify and prepare EOA members to assume leadership positions at the chapter and regional levels, to help those individuals grow personally and professionally, and to strengthen the Association.

Applications are being accepted for the EOA ELI 2019 cohort. 

All applications must be completed online in their entirety to be eligible for selection. 

The deadline for submission of ELI 2019 applications is July 30, 2018

Use this link to access the Application for ELI 2019


ELI Application 2019

You will need to have a resume, letter of support from supervisor to participate in the ELI year long process and the ELI 2019 agreement letter signed by application and supervisor in order to complete this application.

Please use this link to access the ELI 2019 agreement letter

ELI Agreement Letter 2019


NOTE: A participant fee of $100.00 has been established for the 2019 cohort. The participant fee will be due, in full, 30 days following the notification of selection. This fee will be paid by the ELI participant. Some chapters may offer to pay this fee, please check with your chapter for details.

All individuals will be informed of their application status no later than August 10, 2018
Please contact the EOA Professional Development committee at professional-development@eoa.org with questions

Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI)

 

 



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The Emerging Leaders Institute is an innovative program that was designed by EOA leaders who recognized the need to strengthen the association by developing potential leaders. Initiated in 1989 by Dr. Celerstine Johnson, the program’s purpose was to identify and prepare EOA members to assume leadership positions at the chapter and regional levels, to help those individuals grow personally and professionally, and to strengthen the Association.


The Emerging Leaders Institute is a year long leadership development program that is designed to inspire and cultivate strong leadership within the association. The program's design combines professional development, networking opportunities, and hands-on experiences that prepare participants for greater involvement in EOA and their respective state chapters.

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Components of the ELI Training Experience:

  • Leadership Styles

  • Team Building

  • Time and Project Management

  • Parliamentary Procedures

  • EOA Constitution and History

  • EOA Board Operations

  • EOA Foundation

  • Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) History

  • Advocacy Efforts

For questions regarding ELI, contact the EOA Professional Development

Committee (professional-development@eoa.org)       

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