Dr. Carmen Mays Wilson, a dedicated educator, who’s career spans several decades in urban education, began as a social studies teacher with the Detroit Public Schools. She quickly moved up the professional ladder: Chapter I Coordinator; academic dean; assistant principal and principal. As a professional consultant she has written and presented media on such topics as: “The Role of the Reading Tutor”; ”Building the Classroom Learning Community – First Day Activities”; and “Assisting the Adult Learner in Community College”. Dr. Wilson is a graduate from several Michigan institutions. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science Teaching from Michigan State University, a Master of Education in Reading from Marygrove College, an Education Specialist in General Administration and Supervision as well as a Doctorate of Education in Education Leadership and Policy Studies from Wayne State University.
In August of 2018, Dr. Wilson joined the Lawrence Technological University as a teaching adjunct in the Humanities Department. Additionally, Dr. Wilson works as an Academic Success Coach at Schoolcraft College, as well as, adjunct faculty at both Oakland Community College and Wayne County Community College District.
A Detroiter from birth, Dr. Wilson provides energy, engagement, and passion to the classroom; Dr. Wilson’s passions include helping students soar academically, while learning hustle and ballroom dancing under the tutelage of Ricco, her loving son, and dancing instructor.