Dr. Jolene Erlacher founded Leading Tomorrow in 2013 with the aim of equipping businesses, schools, and other organizations for effective inter-generational leadership in an evolving culture. Her passion is to equip the next generation for success. Jolene's career began in K-12 education and she has worked in higher education for 15 years. Her education background includes a graduate certificate in International Leadership. Her undergraduate degree is in Elementary Education and her doctorate is in Leadership from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. Jolene is fluent in Spanish and has volunteered and studied in various countries including Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Kenya, and South Africa. She is actively involved in her local community. Jolene lives in central NC with her husband, daughters and their dog Rex. She enjoys reading, writing and drinking coffee.
"The professor is very well-versed in her area of expertise."
"Jolene Erlacher was always willing to help answer questions we had and was available whenever we needed anything. Jolene also understands that we all have lives outside of school and she was willing to work with her students in case they needed extensions on assignments. "
"Dr. Erlacher was supremely prepared, gave feedback to all assignments, and also was especially flexible if contacted about previous commitments. I greatly appreciated Dr. Erlacher's excellent combination of flexibility and professionalism."
"Jolene knew this information well, and she was a pleasant and positive instructor."
"Jolene was very prompt with grading and giving feedback. Things were organized very well."