Carla Wellborn

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Carla Wellborn

Carla Wellborn – Director of Programs

Carla Wellborn has joined the Winning Futures team as a Program Facilitator. As a native Detroiter, Carla is invested in the continued development of the metro-Detroit area and has spent the majority of her education and career promoting fair and excellent educational opportunities for all students.

Carla holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Secondary Education from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. Following her undergraduate work, Carla received an M.Ed in Urban Education through an urban teacher residency program in Chicago Public Schools. Prior to joining Winning Futures, Carla taught 6th-8th grade Reading Enrichment to low level readers at Chandler Park Academy Middle School in Harper Woods, MI. She also coordinated their AVID program, a college readiness system that equips students for success in post-secondary institutions.

Carla brings to the Winning Futures team an unshakeable commitment to the educational advancement of under-privileged youth, extensive training in evidenced-based teaching strategies, and a love for community service.