Cile Chavez, Ed.D

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As president of Cile Chavez Consulting Inc., Cile provides motivation and expertise to organizations in the private and public sectors on leadership and human development. She previously served as superintendent and deputy superintendent of Littleton Public Schools; assistant dean of the College of Education at the University of Northern Colorado; and as chair of the Board of Trustees of the State Colleges of Colorado.

Her best-selling book published by Morgan James Publishing, “Spirit Movers: Attributes for Transforming Leadership,” captures the essence of what it takes to achieve transformational leadership. Cile received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La. She then went on to receive her Master’s of Education from the University of New Orleans and her Doctor of Education from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

As a former Geography teacher, Cile finds travel to be especially enlightening, and she has chalked up numerous adventures, including flying in an ultra-light over Victoria Falls; hiking five days on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu; walking parts of the Great Wall of China, as well as spending three days on the Nile River. Cile treasures the time she has with her family.

Community Involvement:

  • Denver Botanic Gardens, past trustee
  • Women’s Foundation of Colorado, past trustee
  • Greater Metro Denver YMCA, past trustee
  • Denver Foundation, past trustee

Favorite Colorado Experience:

Hiking and golfing.

Favorite Book:

John Adamsby David McCullough. David is an amazing writer and I loved reading about the journey to independence. “The Four Agreements by Ruiz has served as an impactful reminder as to how to live my best life.