About the Training Program

Now is the time
Isn’t it time you started investing in your personal and professional development goals and leave a legacy in your community?

Train with the Etiquette & Leadership Institute
Trained and certified consultants use these programs with proven effectiveness in all 50 states and in 17 foreign countries. Based on universally accepted etiquette, free of provincial idiosyncrasies and regional variations, this program is current, relevant and upholds the universal tradition of good manners. The programs, originally developed in Washington, D. C. are comprised of streamlined and easy-to-learn content. They work equally well in formal and less formal environments, in urban, suburban and rural communities. The curriculum is flexible for those who like to teach in their homes but it not limited to that model. As a matter of fact, the applications for using the curriculum in your community are endless!

Be Completely Prepared
ELI prepares you to transform the lives of young people through etiquette, dance and leadership training. For more than 25 years, Debra Lassiter, Cindy Haygood and April McLean have guided the growth and success of their own children’s etiquette and social dance program that is northeast Georgia’s premier institution for instruction in manners, leadership and social dance for young people between the ages of 10 and 24. They established the ELI in September 2005 when they acquired the Children’s Training Division of the Protocol School of Washington.

Our Commitment to Excellence
ELI is today’s most exciting and comprehensive train-the-trainer program for etiquette instructors. The dynamic ELI curriculum reflects the current growing emphasis on social and emotional learning, self-confidence and character in youth who will be the global leaders of tomorrow.

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