Conversation with the Superintendent on Jan. 15th, 2017


Families and community members are invited to join 203 Superintendent Dan Bridges for a conversation. Elite Leadership Institute is cooperating with the Chairman of Chinese Community Outreach, Naperville Mayor's Office to organize this session.

Location: Woodridge Public Library
3 Plaza Dr. Woodridge, IL 60517
 
Date: Jan. 15th, 2017 
Time: 1:00-3:00pm

The session is intended to be for open conversation. Participants can bring up issues of concern and ask questions. 

Please come with questions and ideas so Superintendent Bridges can learn about the issues that are important to you. All community members are invited to attend.



OUR TEACHERS

 

Our teachers/coaches are all passionate about teaching students and all have deep subject domain knowledge and a lot of teaching experience.

Congratulations to Elite Leadership Institute Middle School Public Forum Debate Teams


On October 7-8, 2017, ten middle school students competed for the Elite Leadership Institute of Naperville in a debate tournament for high school and middle school at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.  A total of 450 students (112 middle school students from 12 different schools/programs) from US, Canada and Dominican republic, participated in the tournament.

The team of William Tong (8th grade – Kennedy JHS) and Nicolas Liu (8thgrade – Kennedy JHS) and the team of Zachary Wu (7th grade – Kennedy JHS) and Alexander Liu (8th grade – Woodlawn MS. Long Grove, IL) both advanced from the preliminary rounds with records of 5 wins and 1 loss into the octofinal round for the top sixteen teams in public forum debate.  Also competing for the Elite Leadership Institute was Catherine Peng, Victoria Yin, Minghan Hou, Kevin You, Amanda Chen, Isabel Chen. The attending students put in close to 100 hours of preparation before the tournament and worked on the topic since the middle of August. 

Public forum debate features a team of two debaters competing against a second team of two debaters.  The two teams debated opposite sides of the national October 2017 topic “Resolved: Deployment of a missile defense system is in South Korea’s best interests.”




Elite Leadership Institute Becomes an Official Community Partner with BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois

The Elite Leadership Institute are proud to announce that BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois has accepted the Elite Leadership Institute as its official community partner. 

"It is with the utmost pleasure to tell you that the Elite Leadership Institute is an official community partner of BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois."  said, Vernon L. Johnson, the Academic Relations Specialist of BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois.  "The Center for Diversity and Inclusion and Asian American Business Resource Group are both excited to work with the Elite Leadership Institute for future activities. " he added.


This partnership with BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois would give our children wonderful resources.
 

Congratulations to all students who participated in the Harvard National Forensic

Tournament on Feb 17-19, 2018

On Feb 17-19, 2018, five Elite Leadership Institute students competed in Havard National Forensic

Tournament in Boston, MA.  A total of 4000+ students (298 Schools 39 States 6 Countries) from US,

Canada, China, Dominican republic, etc, participated in the tournament.


High School Debate Team -- Congress
William Ma advanced to Quarter-Final (9th Grade)
Joshua Mertz scored very well in the preliminary round (9th grade)

Middle School Debate Team -- Lincoln Douglas
Zach Wu won 3 runs out of 6 (7th grade)
Catherine Peng won 3 runs out of 6 (8th Grade, 1st LD Tournament)
Alexander Liu won 2 runs out of 6( 8th Grade, 1st LD Tournament) 


OUR MISSION

                          

Enabling your kids to successfully compete at competitions around the country is only one part of our mission. Small classes with caring teachers open the world, and much more to your kids. With practical exercises, group discussions, and  motivated teachers – we will help your kids maximize their potentials, and achieve more than they could have ever dreamed.


Elite Leadership Institute Becomes an Official Business Partner with Millennial Speech & Debate Institute

The Elite Leadership Institute are proud to announce that Millennial Speech & Debate Institute has accepted the Elite Leadership Institute as its official business partner. 

This partnership with Millennial Speech & Debate Institute would bring to our students US Top-Tier Debate / Speech Coaches. 

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Congratulations to the Elite Leadership Institute High School Debate Class Who Competed

at ICDA Tournament #2 on October 20, 2018
Congratulations to William Ma (Naperville Central) who got the 1st place for his chamber (Varsity Team),
William Tong (Naperville Central) who got the 1st place for this chamber (Novice Team) , 
and Eric Fei (Fremd High School) who got the 1st place for this chamber (Novice Team).

 




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Congratulations to Elite Leadership Institute High School Debate Team for the ICDA

State Tournament (Feb 24th, 2018)

Congratulations to William Ma (Naperville Central High School, Freshman ) who got the 2nd place for his

chamber on the ICDA State on Feb 24th, 2018 

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Congratulations to Elite Leadership Institute Junior High Debate Team who participated

in the Great Midwestern Novice/JV Championship Tournament (03/23-03/24/2018)


Congratulations to Elite Leadership Institute Middle School Debate Team who just participated in the

Great Midwestern Novice / JV Championship Tournament. Our Seventh grader Zach Wu won the 1st

speaker award and the 2nd place for the LD division. All other team members performed very well as

well. Congrats to them all! Thanks as well for helping them - coach Kali, Stefan and Sumeer, Jon and

all others.

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Congratulations to Elite Leadership Institute Junior High Debate Team who participated

in the Middle School Tournament of Champions (05/12/2018 - 05/13/2018)


Congratulations to Elite Leadership Institute Middle School Debate Team who just participated in the

Middle School Tournament of Champions. About 20 students participated in the tournament, including 8

elementary students. They all did wonderful job. Our Seventh grader Zach Wu made it to Octofinal list 

and won the 6th speaker award for LD, and Catherine Peng won the 8th speaker award for LD!

Thanks to coaches Kali, Brian, Sumeer, Jon and Larry and all others coaches for their hard work.


Congratulations to Elite Leadership Institute High School Debate Team


Congratulations to William Ma (Naperville Central High School, Freshman ) who got the 2nd place for his chamber on the ICDA High School Tournament # 1 (Novice Team) on September 21, 2017 


Congratulations to Joshua Merz (9th grade -- Naperville Central High School) who got the 2nd place for his chamber on the ICDA High School Tournament # 2 (Novice Team) on October 21, 2017. 

Seminar 09/07/2018 (8:00pm -9:30pm)

Title: Debating: a life-long skill; How to be the best debater
Speaker: Brian Manuel, Director of Policy Debate, Stanford University, Director of Debate, Edgemont High School.

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Congratulations to the Elite Leadership Institute Junior High School Speech and Debate Classes Who Competed at Ball State University Speech Tournament on Nov 3rd, 2018

Around 300 students from 18 middle schools joined the tournament. Elite Leadership Institute kids performed very well. 


🌷🌷Extemporaneous 
2nd Place — Helen Liang (Kennedy, 6th Grade)
4th Place — Alec Zhang ( Kennedy, 8th Grade)
6th Place — Nathan Wang (Kennedy, 8th Grade)

🌷🌷Impromptu Speech 
4th Place - Nathan Wang (Kennedy, 8th Grade)
6th Place — Anderson Wan (Kennedy, 7th Grade)
6th Place — Helen Liang ( Kennedy, 6th Grade)

🌷🌷Debate
4th Place — Serena Ma and Alice Wang ( Kennedy, 6 grades)
5th Place — Isaac Merz (Kennedy, 6th Grade)

 



COURSES


We offer these comprehensive courses that cover Beginning Debate, Advanced Debate, Beginning Speech, Advanced Speech, Lego Robotics, Gifted Math, Writer's Work Shop and other leadership training programs.

Congratulations to Elite Leadership Institute Lego Robotics Team


On December 9, 2017, eight students competed for the Elite Leadership Institute of Naperville in the 2017 Illinois First Lego League Lego Robotics Qualifying Tournament and won Core Value Award.

The FLL lego team of Helen Liang, Selina Ling, Randy Ha, Keith Xin, Joshua Chen, Issac Merz, Serana Ma and Kai Fan from grade 3 to 7 was formed late September, 2017. The students take weekend classes and learn how to build and interact with robots, design sophisticated programs, participate in robot challenges and work effectively as a team.  This was fun and rewarding experience for all of them.

Any questions? Contact info@eliteleadershipinstitute.org

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