Effective Leadership Academy

4480 Richmond Road Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Phone 216 543 2367
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Our mission ELA's mission is to help young people turn their potential into performance by developing their most valuable asset - themselves.
COVID-19 Impact
Non-profit Group, Effective Leadership Academy, Pivots to New Online Program to Help Students Transform Current Challenges to Lifetime Success

Non-profit Group, Effective Leadership Academy, Pivots to New Online Program to Help Students Transform Current Challenges to Lifetime Success

Local Non-Profit Uses Lorain County COVID-19 Response Fund to curve pending youth mental health crisis

Local Non-Profit Uses Lorain County COVID-19 Response Fund to curve pending youth mental health crisis

COVID-19 Impact Data
Volunteer hours lost 500.0
Financial loss $220,000
COVID-19 Data Details
Type of lost Amount Date Description
Volunteer Hours Lost500Volunteers with all summer programming.
$ Program Revenue200,000Revenue from all Spring and Summer 2020 programming
$ Other Fundraising20,000Loss from Corporate fundraising .

Effective Leadership Academy

Ways to help

Enroll family and friends in online ELA programming

ELA online programming is available for students in grade 5 -12 To register family or friends please visit www.effectivela.org/elaonline See full description
  • Children (5-12), 12-15, 16-18
  • Recurring
  • Families
  • Virtual
About us Effective Leadership Academy (ELA) began when Founder and Executive Director Flo Brett recognized the struggle of new corporate professionals who were expected to assume leadership positions, but lacked the necessary skills. In response, Brett developed and led an intensive adult leadership-training program with outstanding results. Brett then went on to identify a significant gap in student leadership training in middle and secondary schools. Taking lessons learned and successes from her corporate curricula, Brett adapted it to serve the needs of students in grades 5-12, college students and educators to ensure they received essential life-skills education during their most formative years. The concept of training young people, and those who impact the lives of young people, with essential life skills led to the creation of ELA in 2008. Since its inception, ELA’s expert trainers have provided tens of thousands of students and professionals from throughout Northeast Ohio with custom designed and award-winning programs that turn potential into performance. ELA’s interactive programs focus on the development and enhancement of critical soft-skills and give youth the tools they need to succeed in the 21st Century. And, most importantly, our staff and facilitators are dedicated to each student we serve.