WCEA Reading and Writing Teacher
Charlene Smith is a multi-award winning writer, writing teacher, and documentary film maker who has lived and worked on four continents. The author of 14 commercially published books,she is also the authorized biographer for Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nelson Mandela. Charlene has worked for the Los Angeles Times, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and CBS 60 Minutes among others and consults to corporates on communications strategies. She has more than a dozen international awards for her writing and human rights work. A certified Massachusetts English Teachershe also has a Masters of Fine Arts: Interdisciplinary Arts with a focus on Advanced Narrative Non-Fiction. She coaches academics at institutions ranging from Harvard, MIT, and Boston University to children in writing, literature, and presentation skills.