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Welborn, Jaime

Jaime E. Welborn Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Jaime Welborn, Ph.D. currently serves as an Assistant Professor in Education Leadership at Saint Louis University in Missouri.  She completed her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University and has presented her research that investigated the degree to which principals use and value culturally proficient educational practices at Harvard and California State University.  Prior to coming to the university, Jaime served as an elementary school assistant principal in the Rockwood School District in West St. Louis County, and as a middle school mathematics and language arts teacher and elementary school teacher in rural and metropolitan public schools in Illinois.  Jaime’s experiences in education have been in working with diverse student populations, and her work and other life experiences have contributed to her passion in using the Cultural Proficiency lens in education for increasing educational equity, social justice, and culturally proficient leadership.  In 2018, Jaime started a consulting business, JWE Education Consulting, LLC - DBA “doing business as” Midwest Collaborative for Cultural Proficiency in Schools.  She works with school organizations, helping educators examine their individual values and behaviors, as well as their organization’s practices and policies, to implement and sustain the work of Cultural Proficiency through transformative action plans.  Jaime lives in St. Louis with her husband, Daniel, and two daughters, Brynley and Hailee.

You can contact Dr. Welborn at
Twitter @welborn_jaime