With a heart of a teacher, Elaine has worked in education for over 40 years. Early on in her career, she became intrigued with metacognition and science of motivation, and this continues to be her passion and research. She has worked with hundreds of school and business leaders throughout the country, supporting their efforts in improving their organizations.
Her work took her to Brown University, where she worked at the Coalition of Essential Schools, and the Northeast and Islands Regional Laboratory. She has taught at all levels of our educational system, and continues to teach graduate students in education. Her recent writing has focused on student engagement and strategies for transforming organizational cultures. Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, continues to be one of her favorite books!
She is a fitness trainer and works with cancer survivors on the impact of rigorous exercise and health.