Shelby Wyatt

Shelby Wyatt


Contact Information

Phone: (773) 995-2117


Office: HWH - 220


EdD in Counselor Education

Northern Illinois University

MsEd Psychology

Chicago State University

BsEd in Business Administration

Chicago State University


I am a native of Chicago where I earned my Bachelor and Master degrees from Chicago State University. I earned my doctorate in Counselor Education from Northern Illinois University.

I retired from Chicago Public Schools after 34 years of service as a teacher and professional school counselor. I was the runner up for the 2013 national School Counselor of the Year from the American School Counselor Association.

My dissertation title is Measuring the Effectiveness of an Afrocentric Male Mentoring Program for adolescent African American Males. I established the nationally recognized Kenwood Academy Brotherhood school based male mentoring program in 2004.


  • Adolescent African American Male Development
  • Non Sexual Intimacy Needs of Males in America
  • Gerontology and Developmental issues affecting the aged
  • Challenged academic achievement issues affecting African American children

Courses Taught

  • COUN 5710
  • COUN 5780
  • COUN 5990

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