Jamellah Owens has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education for 18 years. Her passion for early childhood education involves supporting both children, families and their educators who have a direct impact on their success during the early learning years. Jamellah hold’s Bachelors of Science (B.S) degree in Family Science from The University of Maryland and a Masters of Education(M.Ed) in Early Childhood with a concentration in Program Administration from Towson University. Most recently she has obtained a Graduate certificate in Learning Design and Technology.

Her passion and desire to help others grow, learn and become leaders in their respective fields is what let her to create Growing to Lead Education Consulting. She takes pride in creating innovative approaches to include the use of technology implementation in day to day operations. 

From parenting and building skills workshops, to staff professional development days, she has a proven track record in providing exemplary service to support community organizations in the Education and Technology industries.

Successfully assisted 23 licensed child care programs across the state of Maryland achieve Maryland Accreditation


Growing to Lead specializes in providing state approved training for licensed child care centers in DC/MD/VA. Through our training organization teachers and staff will have the opportunity to participate in high quality training from certified experts in the early learning community. Through hands-on and knowledge based courses, participants will learn new skills and best practices that will provide them with the understanding to improve in their daily work with young children and their families. Implementation services will be available for interested programs.



Growing to Lead provides consultation services to those who are in need of  the knowledge and expertise on how  to take their programs to the next 

level. Based on our needs, we will 

implement quality rating systems, 

accreditation, licensing along with 

many other early earning professional systems to grow and lead your organization to the next level of excellence.


We are committed to supporting your organizations learning design needs. Whether you are seeking virtual professional development opportunities for your staff or innovative ways to integrate technology to improve quality in business operations.

  • Learning Design Consultation Services - From planning to launch our expertise in adult online learning can assist with creating engaging courses

  • Learning Management System- Plan, create and deploy fun and engaging learning management systems for your next education technology project


Who We Serve

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Individuals who are seeking guidance in program/self-improvement.

Employees of child care programs, both in home and center based, interested in professional development. 

Employees of child care programs in need of training hours required by State Childcare License.