Meet Our Team
CRAM Academy knows there is a diverse populous to teach and our team of experts bring a wealth of expertise to the table.
VALENCIA F. THORNTON
Founder and Senior Math Facilitator
Valencia F. Thornton is a Math consultant, workshop facilitator, and a nationally sought-after speaker and presenter who has been leading students to success in Math for over 25 years. She's been nominated for ‘Who's Who' among Middle School Teachers’.
Valencia is known for her enthusiasm and energy in the classroom and in seminars. She strongly believes that students can be motivated to learn. Currently, she is a consultant for professional development in Mathematics. . Additionally, she served as a Title I Math teacher for over 19 years.
Teaching Title I students is where Valencia discovered practical strategies that assisted teachers in creating successful lessons that stimulate students' interest. She demonstrates the use of formative assessment and questioning techniques that encourage students to think using higher-order and conceptual thinking.
Valencia has presented at local, state, and national conferences. She is an outstanding, energetic presenter and sincerely believes that if given the opportunity to learn through innovative and real life experiences, all students can meet academic expectations and become successful especially in the areas of Mathematics.
SHARLA S. REYNOLDS, M. ED.
Sharla S. Reynolds is a nationally certified educational consultant. Sharla presents highly effective seminars in the fields of leadership, classroom management, differentiated instruction, and content specific seminars in mathematics, English language arts, reading, social studies, and science.
Sharla has over 30 years of teaching and school administration experience and has taught all grades from kindergarten through college. Her passion is to teach. Her goal is to enable educators and students to meet their career and academic goals.
Sharla is available for professional development seminars, parent meetings, and teacher mentoring.
Co-Founder and Executive Assistant
Charlene Greene brings a wealth of knowledge to our administrative office serving as Director. She holds a B.S. Degree in Business Administration and is dedicated to the smooth operations of the company and it's advancement.
In addition to keeping office and programming afloat for the academy, Charlene writes contracts & proposals and helps principals with writing their school improvement plans. We are blessed to have Charlene Greene on our team.