Dr. Toneka M. Green brings an abundance of experience, education, and expertise to the position of Chief Academic Officer (CAO). Prior to being named East Point Academy’s (EPA) very first CAO, Dr. Green has been the Curriculum Coordinator, an Enterprise Learning Coach with a $24.9 million Race to the Top Grant, a Master Teacher with the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), a math instructional coach, a math interventionist, and a classroom teacher at several levels. She has experience with SC Ready and SC Academic Standards implementation and has lead a district-wide vertical articulation team. Dr. Green has been responsible for the coordination of school-wide testing, curriculum design and development, formal teacher evaluation, teacher training and professional development, and pre-service teacher training and supervision. These many experiences have afforded her the valuable opportunity to understand the importance of well-trained and supported teachers, administrators being instructional leaders, and involving all stakeholders in academic decision-making. Dr. Green is a member of the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA), South Carolina Leaders of Literacy (SCLL), and South Carolina Leaders of Mathematics Education (SCLME).
Dr. Green is an alumna of the University of South Carolina, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She obtained a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University and a Doctorate Degree in Teaching and Learning from Argosy University. Dr. Green has also completed a Principal Certification Program in Educational Leadership at Lamar University. She holds educator certification in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida and is certified in the areas of Elementary Education and Administration. She is also certified as a Project-Based Learning (PBL) Coach through Buck Institute for Education (BIE).
Dr. Green looks forward to furthering her professional development as she partners with teachers, other administrators, parents, and the community while continuing EPA’s legacy of academic rigor and excellence in a Mandarin-immerse environment.