Charlene Smith, Ed.D

Department: Educational Leadership
Rank, Program
: Associate Professor, Educational Leadership

Contact Info:   
Email
: smithc17@sage.edu            
Phone: 518.244.4588
Office:  CITE - 50 Court Street Brooklyn, NY (By Appointment) 

Degree Information

  • Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University, Miami Beach, Fla.
  • M.S Education , (Administration & Supervision), City College, CUNY, NYC, N.Y.
  • M. S.  Reading, City College, CUNY, NYC, NY
  • B. S. Elementary Education, Hampton University, Hampton, Va.

Professional Permanent NYS Certifications:

  • School District Administrator
  • New York State School Administrator and Supervisor
  • New York City Education Administrator, 
  • New York City Principal of Day Elem/Int/JHS Level IV
  • New York City Assistant Principal of Elem/Int/JHS
  • New York State Reading Teacher

School QualityReview – Reviewer Certification:

  • Elementary Teacher, N-6
  • New York City License Common Branches

Courses Taught:

  • EDL 735   School District Leader Internship
  • EDL 720   Leadership of Learning Communities
  • EDL 725   Accountability and Leadership for School Districts

Research:

  • Doctoral Dissertation “A Program to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap”

Previous work in education:

  • Network Leader, (P-12)New York City Department of Education
  • Achievement Manager, Empowerment Schools, New York City Department of Education
  • Regional Instructional Specialist for Science,  Region 7, New York City Department of Education
  • Principal Elementary School New York City Department of Education
  • Assistant Principal, Elementary & JHS New York City Department of Education
  • Enrichment Specialist New York City Department of Education
  • Reading Specialist New York City Department of Education
  • Teacher , Elementary & JHS New York City Department of Education

Accomplishments:

  • Save the Children Award -  You Can Go to College Organization 2011
  • Proclamation, City Council of New York - 2011
  • Certificate of Recognition , State Senator, Shirley Huntley, 2011
  • City Council Citation 2012
  • Proclamation , Exemplary Service, State Senator, Eric Adams, 2012

Service:

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Small Wonder Pre School Board of Directors, 2013-present
  • Trustee Board, The Greater Allen A.M. E. Cathedral of New York 2012-present

Personal:

  • Spending time with granddaughter Jada, travel, theater, reading, tennis, swimming, singing in church mass choir  as leisure activities