She lived most of her life in Chicago after her parents moved from Union, South Carolina where she was born which is her ancestral home.  Her parents became members of the Presbyterian Church in Chicago where she and all her siblings were baptized. She worshipped at the Sixth Presbyterian Church, Chicago while growing up. She became a born-again Christian and Holy Spirit-filled redeemed child of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in 2003 when she reaffirmed her Christian faith in the Pentecostal church in Harvey, Illinois. Margie is a former university professor, an education consultant, and a reading coach/classroom teacher with the Chicago Public School System in Illinois, United States. A graduate of State University of New York (SUNY)-Brockport, where she earned her BS in History, MS in Reading from Chicago State University, MSED in Educational Leadership from American College of Education Indianapolis, Indiana and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she earned her Ed.D –Doctorate in Educational and Organization Leadership. She was formerly, president, Chicago Area Reading Association and committee member, International Reading Association, United States. She is a member of several professional organizations on reading and educational development in Chicago, USA; including the Illinois Reading Council of President Obama Reading Award, and Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Listed in Stanford Who’s Who and Worldwide Who’s Who Directory, she was formerly president of Alternative Lifestyle Communication Chicago in the United States of America. Her discipline and areas of professional expertise include; Christian Education, Educational Leadership, Reading, Tutoring, Education Consulting K-12, Writing, and Mentoring. She is the author; Reading in the Chicago Public Schools: the IRA and IRC as Case Studies (2013);
    and    People Power in Africa (2014)
She is the School Superintendent & CEO, Emmanuel Online Christian Elementary Academy, USA. Tel: 254-563-3856; Email: