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Director of Networks and Improvement
Senior Fellow
Senior Education Fellow

Erik Ellefsen is the Director of Networks and Improvement at Baylor University's Center for School Leadership. He also serves as Senior Fellow for CACE and Cardus, hosts Digical Education, and is a leading collaborator and author of the Mindshift project.


Formerly he served as an academic and college counselor at Valley Christian High School, teacher at Willowbrook High School, Grievance Chairman for the American Federation of Teachers, Dean of Academics at Boston Trinity Academy, and Principal at Chicago Christian High School.


In 2008, I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, and have had successive treatments since. Throughout my years of treatment I have had the opportunity to speak to and on behalf of organizations that support myeloma patients through their work. The video shares more about myeloma and my journey.

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