Shelby Ellis, M.Ed., is an experienced educational consultant focusing on curriculum alignment, high-yield instructional strategies, and leadership. She is a champion for education and promotes creative instructional approaches to drive student success.

Prior to joining lead4ward, Shelby Ellis served in the education world in a number of leadership positions, most recently, as a Senior Coordinator for Curriculum Development Texas Education Service Center Curriculum Collaborative. She has also served as Coordinator of Curriculum Initiatives for Region 9 ESC, an instructor for pre-service teachers at the college level, a principal, an assistant principal, and a classroom teacher. Shelby is passionate about helping others improve their lives through education.