Today’s Most Exciting & Comprehensive
Train-The-Trainer Program

Join us in becoming a certified children’s etiquette consultant.

  • Attend a five-day hands on training course
  • Learn from four experts with in depth knowledge and practical experience
  • Universally accepted updated curriculum for
    8 – 24 year old students
    • Resource guide for Business Operations
    • Resource guide for Marketing and PR
    • Resource guide for Social Dance
  • Observe and participate in student interactive classes
  • Enjoy a six course dining tutorial
  • Professional photograph session
  • Continuous professional support
Dorothea Johnson

"I heartily recommend the Etiquette & Leadership Institute as the nation's most outstanding source of children's etiquette training. Debra, Cindy, and April are more than experts on teaching others to teach; they know what succeeds in the classroom because they are in the classroom. I applaud the way they have added breadth and depth to my life's work with their practical experience."

- Dorothea Johnson

Founder, Protocol School of Washington and
President, Dorothea Johnson, Inc.

Pamela Eyring

"If you are considering teaching children, look no further. The Etiquette & Leadership Institute’s training and certification in children’s etiquette is the finest and most respected program of its kind. They are subject-matter experts and have years of experience teaching young people. The Protocol School of Washington (PSOW) and ELI share a mission to provide contemporary, universally-accepted protocol and etiquette to meet and exceed the highest professional standards. Join us in the adventure!"

- Pamela Eyring

President, Protocol School of Washington

Rave Reviews


"ELI's classes teach our students how to have a high "civility I.Q.," and they play a supporting role in preparing our students to be future leaders. Their creative, fun and hands-on teaching is relevant and valuable for our students as it teaches them how to be good global citizens, and the students and staff couldn't be more pleased with the results of the program. Truly outstanding!"

Ron Clark

Founder, Ron Clark Academy

Ron Clark Academy

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Train to be a Children's Etiquette Consultant

June 26- 30

Register now for this five-day interactive course and learn everything you need to present your own etiquette seminars and classes. Btn_events_reg_now

Upcoming Dates

  • November 5- 9
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    Team of Experts


    Expert training by experts! With more than 75 years etiquette experience, our instructors walk the walk and talk the talk.


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