Charlene Crawford a certified teacher and Former Director Christian Education, has worked with children and literature for over 22 years. She has earned her bachelor’s degree in education, her master’s degree in computers and technology in the classroom, and principal certification. Charlene is the owner of Crawford Education Plus, a successful tutoring program for 20 years. Charlene Crawford was inducted into the National Association of Professional Women and the Cambridge Who’s Who for all of her accomplishments. Her first published book, Adventures with Granny in the Garden, was nominated Best Children’s Christian Book of the year. She is also a published poet. Crawford was the recipient of the 2007 Editors Choice Award for her poem African Woman of God. Charlene was the 1998 Outstanding Educator recipient. This former talk show host for “Living Abundantly,” Camp Director, and Appointed Reading Specialist for the Philadelphia I.Y.W.C.C. YET program finds her greatest joy sharing the word of God, writing children's stories,helping others, and spending time with her husband and children.