What People Are Saying...

Annual Hats & Pearls
Scholarship Luncheon

Tau Zeta Omega Chapter of

Alpha Kappa Alpha

Emcee & Presenter

Connections in the Community  

Fostering Partnerships

through Literacy

Session Presenter

Nursing Pinning &
Awards Ceremony

Igniting the Path to Greatness

Keynote Speaker

Just a Few of the Organizations We've Been Privileged to Serve...

Harris Health System
Words Matter

Keynote Speaker, Annual Conference

Houston Independent
School District

Food as Fodder for

Phenomenal Learning

Session Speaker, Literacy Conference

25+ Years in Public Speaking

Carla began training for competitive public speaking at the age of 16 yrs. old.  Known for wittiness and emotionally gripping performances, she took her talent to Corporate America, founding aspirExcel Enterprises.

Carla Michelle's Strengths

The Forge For Families

justWrite:  Innovative Solutions for Intimidating Challenges

Session Creator & Facilitator 

Evocative Writer

"Words are the paint that depict the story of our lives."  This is one of Carla's many mantras.  Whether teaching students or supporting educators, Carla's enthusiasm for writing makes poignancy a priority.  

Award Winning Coach

Carla Michelle welcomed the opportunity to coach children from K-5 in public speaking and debate. Her team set record breaking wins in Speech Tournaments and secured widespread attention with winning students featured on radio, television and in social media.                  

Emerging Literacy Coaching

Making Education a Pleasure &

Priority for Students & Teachers


As a celebrated speaker and author, Carla imagines a world where each individual can use their stumbling blocks as stepping stones.  As she conveys in her premiere book, no person is beyond achieving success.  She invites others to pursue their passion with commitment to changing for the better!

& Her Vision

Passionate Educator

Enriching her journey, Carla became a licensed educator, teaching 2nd, 3rd,  4th grade and English I-IV, and became a coach for K-12 teachers, illustrating the art of teaching writing.  She's now pursuing a doctorate in Education with an emphasis on Reading & Literacy.                     

The United States Department of Labor Gary Job Corps Center

360 Degree Young Women's Conference

Keynote Speaker 

"Oh My God, is she an actress?  Where did you find her?" 
    -Susan Taylor, Founder, National CARES Mentoring Movement/Editor-in-Chief-Emeritus, Essence Magazine

"She's a triple threat.  Anything she does, she's going to do it well and she can run with the best of the best."
 -Dr. Mary Holt Ashley, Author, Entrepreneur, Former Chief Nurse Executive, Harris County Hospital District