Dr Elise Ecoff is Nord Anglia Education's Chief Education Officer. Under her leadership, the Education Team ensure that our schools' educational practice, curricula and programmes are second to none. Comprised of senior education experts, the team drives a research-led approach to educational excellence. In addition to providing specialist support to our principals and teachers, they lead best practice and continuous improvement programmes informed by the latest thinking in teaching and learning, ensuring our schools offer the finest educational experience.
Prior to taking up this role in 2020, Elise was Principal at North Broward Preparatory School from 2012 where she had served since 2004 as a division leader, curriculum specialist, and Assistant Head of School. She also spent fifteen years working in Broward County Public Schools in Florida.
Serving more than 34 years in education in teaching and leadership roles has enabled Elise to learn much from students, families, teachers, and education experts. Her time leading schools fulfilled a lifelong dream and taught her more than she expected about the power of education, and the many and various ways learning empowers.
Elise is also committed to helping schools on their continuous improvement journey and as such spent four years as a member of the board of directors of the Florida Council of Independent Schools.
As the founder of MNT2LEAD, a website designed to serve as a ‘digital mentor,’ Elise strives to build community and pathways for aspiring female educational leaders.
Elise holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Lynn University, a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University and a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, with a minor in Special Education and certification in ESOL, from Florida International University.