Hello & Welcome!

I'm Lisa Imel,

the Founder and CEO of EdSolutions Group. At ESG we help educational leaders ideate, create and execute solutions that support their strategic vision. I am honored you are here and we look forward to supporting you on your journey!


Hello & Welcome!

I'm Lisa Imel.

I'm the Founder and CEO of EdSolutions Group. At ESG we help educational leaders ideate, create and execute programs that support their strategic vision. I am honored you are here and I look forward to supporting you on your journey!

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Does this sound like you?

  • Are you looking for creative solutions to the barriers your district is facing? 
  • Are you on the reactivity wheel and left without time (or energy) to accomplish your vision? 
  • Are you having difficulty creating synergy and translating your vision into an action plan that you can execute? 
  • Are you looking for programs or curriculum that will empower your staff and students?
  • Are you tired of doing the same thing you have always done, just because ‘that’s the way we have always done it’? 
  • Do you believe in a growth mindset and are you ready to do things differently?

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Our solutions will help you...

  • Create and execute a strategic plan that will ensure success
  • Increase the time you spend engaged in achieving your vision by 50%
  • Improve your student, parent and community engagement by 50%
  • Reduce disciplinary referrals by 50%
  • Improve your stakeholder satisfaction by 50%
  • Reverse your open-enrollment out
  • Reduce educator burnout
  • Improve student learning outcomes
  • Increase district revenue
We have developed programming to achieve all of this and more! 

Transformation Focused Consulting

The Future of Education Requires a Paradigm Shift. Are you ready to empower and inspire your school community with our wrap-around professional development and strategic planning solutions?

"When it’s time to select a consultancy to lead your strategic efforts, you want EdSolutions Group involved! Lisa will help you connect all of the dots and see your vision to fruition! " ~Principal Testimonial

EdSolutions Group, led by Lisa Imel, M.Ed. collaborates with PK-16, post-secondary, educational non-profits and supportive business, and community partners on a wide array of projects.

Some examples of our solutions include: 

  • Business Advisory Council strategy development including Portrait of a Graduate development and implementation. "EdSolutions Group‚Äôs ‚ÄúFuture Ready and Better Together‚ÄĚ business and community engagement model will surpass your expectations!" ~School Leader¬†Testimonial
  • Educator well-being onboarding, retention and burnout¬†reduction
  • ACE Aware to support educator and student well-being.
  • Parent Engagement Strategy, Professional Development¬†and Implementation.¬†
  • College, Career, and Life Readiness Strategic Planning and Professional Development
  • Leadership Coaching and Administrative Retreats
  • Custom Professional Development¬†
And More! 
our mission is to elevate the experience for all stakeholders - students, parents, business & community partners, post secondary partners and, the often overlooked, educator experience.
- Lisa Imel, Founder & CEO

professional development

Graduate Credit available through Ashland University
i've heard it phrased that the professional development we need is personal development! Whether it's through our year-long or quarterly Joyful Educator Lab, strategic consulting, or professional development - we design solutions to meet you where you are and propel you to the next level, professionally & personally.

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Joyful Leadership



A personal and professional development solution an alleviate chronic stress and burnout, enrich student learning and SEL outcomes, and reduce the costs associated with educator burnout. This is your onboarding and retention model for districts struggling with educator turnover, abseense and associated impact of burnout. Our coaching model and sustainability solutions are designed to enrich the educational ecosystem for all.
there has been much conversation about student wellness and the stress, anxiety and trauma that students are experiencing due to the pandemic; we must expand the conversation to include the toll on educators. Burnout can be remedied through a comprehensive organizational program such as Joyful Educator Lab. By addressing burnout, you can increase personal wellness, and improve life satisfaction and quality of work.



Engagement Lab©

Transform the parent experience at your school!

Proven to increase student retention, reverse 'open-enrollment out' and increase parent satisfaction for short and long term benefits.

It's the little things that matter. The power of voice and intentionally connecting your staff to parents through the 30-day p.e.l. coaching program will rejuvenate your parent engagement!



Success Lab©

Professional Development for school and district leaders | Be inspired & develop your own School Success Progress Map© for immediate impact in the areas that matter most


what people are saying


"When Lisa offers professional development, I’m there! Everything she does is worthwhile. The bottom line is her professionalism is unparalleled and she is always providing updated information about progress."


"Our district could not connect the dots for the various needs we had. Lisa has a visionary 'we can do anything we set our minds to' approach. Her ability to motivate our external and internal entities, her caring, professional approach and her ability to do more than she promised makes Lisa and EdSolutions Group stand out from the rest. "


"When asked what the recommendation would be to someone considering working with EdSolutions Group…”Do It!!! You will not regret the experience and the quality will be amazing!"

about us

Founded by Lisa Imel, M.Ed., EDSolutions Group is an educational consultancy providing inspired educational solutions that maximize the educational experience for students, parents, educators, business, post-secondary partners and your local community.

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Are you or someone you know experiencing a crisis of calm? Do you feel like you are in the cycle of reactivity where everything is elevated and magnified? What is the biggest gift you can give yourself right now? Calm.