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DR. GLADYS FORTE' is a minister of the gospel and woman of faith, who seeks to glorify God through outreach to women. She is married to a godly and honorable man, Wayne E. Forte’, they have been married for over 30 years. Together, they have four lovely children.

A deep passion for education affords Gladys a professional career that spans from Elementary Instructor to Collegiate Program Chair and President. She takes passion in training adults for the workforce; but her true joy is teaching the youth. Dr. Forte' believes that education is the root to growth and success. 


Through dedication, discipline, and focus Dr. Forte' continues to push herself to greater heights of academia. In 2019, she received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Management. 


Her passion for educating people extends beyond her profession; Dr. Forte' serves in many capacities within her local church in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Gladys has traveled the country preaching the Gospel as a speaker for Christian Conferences and in educational forums.  Her love for Christ permeates her essence for doing his will and motivates her to continue preaching, teaching, and living His Word.


Dr. Forte' understands the desperate need for people to have a relationship with the Lord and for them to yield their lives to the will of God. She cherishes her ministry and seeks to lead others into the fullness of God's favor.  Gladys is a lover of the word of God and loves to sing his praises.


Capella University
- PhD in Educational Leadership and Management
- M.A. in Leadership of Higher Education 


Belmont Abbey College

- B.S. in Business Administration, concentration in Management 


- Foundations of Mental Health Coaching

- Mental Health Coaching Skills

- Mental Health and Behavioral Health Disorders

Working to inspire change in the lives of the hurting and discouraged.

The Waiting Room - Dr. Gladys Forte

The Waiting Room - Dr. Gladys Forte

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