Since 2008, Eli has served as a classroom teacher in a variety of grade levels at the elementary and middle school levels, a physical education teacher, and as an elementary school principal of schools that included dual language, Title I, and Social Emotional Supports programs. Eli’s diverse teaching experience provided a wide lens while to serve in leadership. As a principal, Eli led transformational initiatives around areas of passion, including school climate and culture, engagement, cooperative learning, social emotional learning, restorative practices, and professional learning.
Leading school turnaround efforts, led Eli to his passion of educator development and served as Professional Development Specialist prior to joining the e2L team. Eli earned a Bachelor’s Degree from UNM in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from GCU. In his free time, Eli spends his time with his family, traveling, seeking new experiences, and is a fitness and sports enthusiast.