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Elisa Di Lolle

GROW Consultant

Dr. Di Lolle has over 20 years of experience working in various school districts in multiple roles. These roles include Teacher, School Counselor, Director of Counseling Services, and District Supervisor of Guidance/Student Services. Other areas she has supervised at the district level include English Language Learners (ELL/ESL), Curriculum and Instruction (Pre-K-12), Mathematics, and Special Services. In addition, Dr. Di Lolle has been a Director of Special Education and a School Principal (K through age 21). 

As a leader in the School Counseling field, Dr. Di Lolle also volunteered as a member of the Traumatic Loss Coalition and County School Crisis Response Teams in Team Leader roles. She also worked with incarcerated youth, counseling them in preparation for a successful life outside the juvenile justice system. 

Dr. Di Lolle considers herself a life-long learner and has earned her Bachelor's degree from Rutgers University with a Major in Urban Studies and Teacher Preparation. She completed her Master's degree in School Counseling at Wilmington University and attended Gwynedd Mercy University for her Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Special Education Leadership. 

Over the last twelve years, Dr. Di Lolle's research focused on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)/ Trauma and how it impacts Learning, Behavior, Special Education Classification rates, and ways schools can support students' increase of grit and resilience.