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 a number of leadership positions, most recently as Senior Coordinator for Curriculum Development of the 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.