Carletta S. Hurt, Ph.D. is an award-winning educator, producer, and mentor, with over two decades of experience in education and supporting girls of color. She currently works as a high school counselor with
DC Public Schools and serves as an adjunct professor supporting future school counselors.
This Georgia native was named DC School Counselor of the Year in 2016 by the American School Counselor Association, Mentor of the Year in 2019 by the Washington, DC Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, 2021 and 2022 Vocal Justice Fellow, 2022 Humanities Truck Fellow by American University, and is an alumni of 4.0 Essentials.
She graduated from Oglethorpe University with honors with a degree in Middle Grades Education and earned her Masters and Educational Specialist degrees in School Counseling from Georgia State University. Carletta earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Urban Leadership and Education with a concentration in Urban Education from the University of the District of Columbia. She is writing and researching about Black girl leadership and raising her amazing son.
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