About Dr. Cornelius Golightly
In 1969, he became the first Black philosophy professor at Wayne State University and in 1973, Golighty became the first Black president of the Detroit Board of Education.
Golightly Education Center, a PK - 8 school is nestled in the heart of the Midtown cultural district. We are serious about providing each child with a rigorous college-preparatory education. We are a dedicated and committed staff, providing quality education in a setting that has a private school presence. Golightly, which requires an application for entry and a grade point average minimum, has a reputation for oﬀering quality education for more than 60 years.