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Colander Chavis Educational Consulting

Transforming Leaders for Excellence

We're here to partner with schools and school districts to provide meaningful learning experiences to students by enhancing and transforming school and central office leadership.

 
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About Us

Consulting with Purpose

Jacqueline C. Chavis, founder of Colander-Chavis Consulting, has 29 years of extensive experience as an educator in preK-12 public education. Her experiences include middle school science teacher, science specialist, assistant principal, principal, executive director of elementary schools, deputy superintendent of curriculum and instruction and chief academic officer. 


Jacqueline worked collaboratively with teachers, school and central office administrators in the states of Virginia and Georgia to share her extensive knowledge of instruction and leadership in education in order to improve outcomes for all students. Her passion to transform leadership at the school and central office levels is fueled by her success in the various positions she has served and her service to the community. 

Jacqueline's work has been featured in several publications including Education Post.

 

Our Partners

Newport News Public Schools

Head Start Program
Lakewood, New Jersey

Greenwood Elementary
Newport News

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula | Hampton Roads

The Up Center | Norfolk, Virginia

 

Tsunami Digital Media Podcast | "Do It With Grace"

This week we are joined by the lovely Jacqueline Chavis, founder and CEO of Colander Chavis Educational Consulting, where we discuss the ever-changing roles of educators, challenges children are currently facing during the pandemic, as well as how her company is helping parents and educators navigate these difficult times.

 

Services

Colander-Chavis, LLC provides quality support to district and school administrators, teacher leaders and leaders of local organizations. Our customized services are designed to meet the needs of our clients by empowering them to adopt and sustain impactful practices that result in positive student outcomes.

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1 on 1 Leadership Coaching

  • Principals and assistant principals, new to the position, to balance instructional and operational responsibilities 

  • Principals and assistant principal(s) in analyzing and providing feedback to teachers that lead to student growth

  • Staff transitioning from the role of classroom teacher to that of Department Chairperson, Instructional/Academic Coach or Specialist

  • Staff transitioning to central office positions from schools or other areas of the workforce

Implementation of Effective Researched Best Practices

  • Identify, collect and analyze data in order to enhance practices that lead to positive outcomes 

  • Develop and implement effective school and central office professional development systems based on academic, behavioral and attendance data

  • Work collaboratively to apply knowledge, skills, and researched best practices that close achievement gaps and maximize student academic outcomes

  • Identify daily routines and procedures to make instructional walkthroughs and observations more meaningful and a daily priority

  • Identify best practices that promote a positive school culture 

  • Identify strategies to increase and enhance community involvement

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Let's work together to transform leaders for excellence!

 

We work with organizations, school districts and schools to provide additional support for students and staff

 

Beverly Cumbo | Teacher

"Jacqueline Chavis is an excellent relationship builder who empowers others to grow. I am grateful to have worked with her!"

 

Contact Us

How can we help you?

Chesapeake, VA, USA

(757) 777-5698

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