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With over 30 years of service in both private and public schools as a teacher, counselor, and school administrator, Dr. Teresa Wilburn founded Wilburn Consulting. She is the author of the book, Middle School University. Read more about Dr. Wilburn and why she is our Boss Profile.

Name:

Dr. Teresa Wilburn

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Her 9-5:

Gwinnett County Public Schools and Strayer University

Her After 5:

Wilburn Consulting 

Location:

Conyers, Ga

About Her:

Growing in popularity as a speaker, Dr. T uses her innovative approach to interactive learning to empower and equip her students to expand their minds and broaden their thinking. Her newest initiative, Middle School University provides Middle School parents with useful information about how to prepare their adolescents for college. Sessions focus on empowering parents/caregivers to become advocates in student learning and improve student outcomes that ultimately lead to overall academic success. A native of Chicago but grew up in Atlanta, Dr. T was raised by a strong quorum of hard-working women who expected nothing but the very best. The loving instruction from mother taught her how to live and laugh but attending Spelman College taught her how to embrace learning. Dr. T holds a Bachelor’s degree from Spelman College, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from National Louis University, a Master’s in School Administration from Jones International University, and an Educational Specialist and Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Sarasota. In addition to her roles as a public school counselor and college professor, Dr. T  is has been a radio talk show host for 3 years on WAEC and is known as “The Educational Expert” in Atlanta. This seasoned educator is single and lives in Conyers, Ga.

A native of Chicago but grew up in Atlanta, Dr. T was raised by a strong quorum of hard-working women who expected nothing but the very best. The loving instruction from mother taught her how to live and laugh but attending Spelman College taught her how to embrace learning. Dr. T holds a Bachelor’s degree from Spelman College, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from National Louis University, a Master’s in School Administration from Jones International University, and an Educational Specialist and Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Sarasota. In addition to her roles as a public school counselor and college professor, Dr. T  is has been a radio talk show host for 3 years on WAEC and is known as “The Educational Expert” in Atlanta. This seasoned educator is single and lives in Conyers, Ga.

What services does your business offer?

Wilburn Consulting is and educational consulting firm that provides workshops, seminars, and individual services to schools, churches, non-profits, and foundations.

Why did you start this business?

To enhance resources given by school districts and community organizations.

Why did you enter into this industry?

To share my knowledge background and experiences to enhance their programs.

What challenges did you face launching your business?

Narrowing down my target market

What helped you transition from corporate employee to entrepreneur?

Finding my purpose

Favorite quote:

“Life is not waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain!”

Advice I would give to my younger self:

Pray more and learn your spiritual self

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