Jay McLeeland, Director of Organizational Leadership & Development, joined KenKor 360® in February 2020. Jay has received various accolades as an educator and community leader. A recipient of the Christa McAuliffe "In Search of Excellence" award, he has been recognized at local, state, and national levels for Leadership, Education, and Student Success. Jay brings his expertise to KenKor 360® to further advance the human capital of organizations.
Jay has nearly two decades of educational experience spanning secondary and higher education, both in the classroom and as a university Department Chair. After serving in the U.S. Army he earned an Associates of Science in Preliminary Medicine from Lehman College, CUNY, a Bachelor of History, a Bachelor of English, a Master of History and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Sam Houston State University. Jay went on to pursue his doctoral studies at the University of Houston in Education focusing on Social Education and Social Studies followed by a Doctorate of Management in Executive Leadership from Colorado Technical University. He is currently working towards a graduate degree in legal studies.