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👩‍🏫 About Your Instructor

Meet the heart and soul of our program, Mrs. Vance-Clark 📚

She is a master's teacher and administrator of education, a reading specialist, a published author, and a leader in curriculum design and instruction.


Master Educator

Wanikka Vance-Clark, M.Ed

📚 Educational Philosophy:

Mrs. Vance-Clark believes that every child deserves a strong educational foundation rooted in basic reading fundamentals, parent involvement, and a genuine excitement for learning. Her commitment is to teach and administer to the highest standards, promoting proficiency and excellence in education.

 🌟 Credentials & Achievements

Mrs. Vance-Clark is not just an instructor; she's a force of nature in the world 🌍 of education.

🎓 Qualifications:  

✅ Master's in School Leadership and Administration

✅ Bachelor's in Elementary Education

🍏 Two-time Apple Teacher Nominee

🏅 Awards & Honors:

🏆 Epitome of Academic Excellence

🏆 Master Educator

🏆 Educational Mogul

🏆 Early Childhood Guru

🏆 Published Author

🏆 Who's Who Among American Teachers

🏆 Practitioner of Distinction

🏆 Excellence in Education

🏆 Three-time Black Women Who Rock Awardee

📜 Accolades & Achievements: 

✨ Founding Member of the National Children Reading Foundation of Greater Chicago

✨ University of Mississippi Practitioner of Distinction Awardee

✨ Park Forest's Oscar for Excellence in Education Recipient

✨ Presenter at prestigious conferences including IL ASCD, Depaul University, National Black Child Development Institute, and Education and Development Conference in Thailand

🤝 Community Involvement:

🏛️ Founding Board Member of the National Children's Reading Foundation of Greater Chicago

📅 Illinois Proclamation for "Learn as You Play Day" on April 21st

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