Deputy Director of Training Programs
Ms. Elder is the Deputy Director of Training, Co-Developer and Project Director of the Pre-School Stress Relief Project, and author of the ParentWise Parenting Program at the Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc. (WSCI), Atlanta, Georgia. Gloria is also a Qigong and Yoga Instructor.Â Â She is responsible for supervising staff and coordinating and conducting training throughout the world.Â
Ms. Elder has extensive expertise and experience in early childhood education and administration, prevention, and health and wellness issues, with a particular focus on curriculum development and implementation and program replication. She also has experience in conference planning and implementation. Gloria has participated in conferences, seminars and symposiums as keynote speaker, workshop presenter, exhibitor and trainer for more than 25 years.
Gloria received her undergraduate degree from Spelman College where she majored in Sociology and received her Masterâ€™s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Atlanta University. Ms. Elder is a recent graduate of the Institute for Divine Wisdomâ€™s School for Spiritual Awakening and she is Spring Forest Qigong Certified Level I Instructor.
Gloria is the recipient of the 1990 Pre-School Stress Relief Project Exemplary Program award, the 1992 Hearts for Youth Leadership Award, the 2002 Practitioner of Excellence Award and the 2004 Outstanding Volunteer Services Award.Â