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Excellence is defined by Webster as the quality of being excellent. I am a firm believer in igniting a spark of excellence in ALL things. It is my pleasure to greet you with excitement, peace and joy! I am Carmen Willingham, the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Excellence Matters Most, Inc. located in Southfield, Michigan. Our organization is committed to "enhancing lives while enlightening minds." I am truly convinced that I have been charged with the task of improving reading, writing and public speaking literacy.

After teaching in the Detroit Public School System for fourteen years, working as a director for Oak Park Recreation Center's Youth Summer Programs, becoming Montessori certified and currently serving as the principal of a Pre K-8 school, I have truly been blessed with the opportunity to reach hundreds of children. I also created the girls mentoring program, S.H.I.N.E. (Sharing Hope with Individuals Needing Encouragement). Girl, You're All That and Some, I Always Feel Like Someone is Watching Me and Youth... You Can Do It! are just a few of the workshop topics that I have developed and delivered to various groups to emphasize the importance of positive self-esteem, confidence and developing fulfilling relationships between adults and "OUR" youth.

I am humbled to have been the recipient of awards such as: The Humanitarian Award, Young Adult of the Year & The Detroit Pistons and Museum of African American History's Educators Making a Difference.

 
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Excellence Matters Most, Inc. is an educational initiative, which provides top-quality tutoring and mentoring for boys and girls of all ages. Through mentoring, tutoring and workshops, we are "enhancing lives" while "enlightening minds."

 

goals

Provide boys and girls with opportunities to improve reading, writing and public speaking skills.

Give disadvantaged youth the ability to succeed regardless of their background.

Bring awareness to the importance of literacy while incorporating fun, hands-on activities.

 

objectives

Provide young boys & girls with resources to improve literacy skills.

Expose youth to activities and experiences that increase awareness of reading, writing and public speaking.

Prepare youth to master confidence through reading, writing and public speaking.

 
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