Areas of Expertise:
- Education leadership
- Project management
- Strategic planning
- Educational technology
- Virtual Leadership - Making the Leap: A Guide to Becoming an Effective Virtual School Leader
- The Perceived Skills and Professional Development Needs of Administrative Leadership in K-12 Virtual Education (Dissertation)
Seminars or Keynote Topics:
Workshops, seminars, and keynotes are available that focus on equipping school administrators and leaders with the tools and resources necessary to develop the skills needed to become highly effective administrators in K-12 and higher education virtual learning environments.
Dr. Nichelle Stone has lived and worked in just about every corner of the United States, but prefers the warmth of the South because she is a Georgia Peach at heart. She has a diverse educational background, including an Electrical Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University, a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing from Clark Atlanta University, and a Doctorate of Education Leadership in Educational Technology through online studies at University of Phoenix.
Dr. Stone is a career changer who spent more than 12 years climbing the ladder in Corporate America, while working at companies such as Westinghouse, Delta Air Lines, and Bank of America before transitioning to the education sector. Nichelle's career shift was facilitated through her work with the Broad Residency in Urban Education, a program that looks for individuals that have successful careers in the corporate world and have a passion for driving positive change in public education. Dr. Stone has applied knowledge from her past experiences, skills and expertise in project management, strategic planning, and organization at a large school district in Florida for more than seven years. Dr. Stone is currently an adjunct professor at Jacksonville University, where she guides adult learners in a leadership development program in the art of infusing and leveraging technology in their work to make informed decisions. Dr. Stone currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida and
is the founder and CEO of Virtual Success Solutions, LLC.