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Cindy grew up in the Foster Care System in Jacksonville, Florida until her graduation from Sandalwood High School in 1973. During those years she and her siblings, who only lived in one home together, lived in ten various homes. It was during two of those homes, the Douglas and Conner homes, where Cindy grew to understand somewhat family. Between the two good homes mentioned, Cindy did live with her siblings in the Davis home which was where the “meanest person she ever met, Mrs. Davis, led her to meeting the kindest person and accepting Jesus as her Savior. Though there would be some challenges ahead God was faithful and never forsook her.
Cindy Clark received her Bachelor of Science Degree in education from Baptist College (CSU) in 1978 and her Masters in Science Degree in 1982 from Pensacola Christian College in her home state of Florida.
She spent most of her years in the classroom in grades 5-8 and also taught as an Adjunct at Trident Technical College. After retiring from the classroom she worked in the halls of history for our then Congressman Henry Brown, Jr. in Washington, DC.
Upon her return to Charleston she served four years on the South Carolina State Board of Education representing Berkeley and Charleston Counties.
In 2011 she joined the staff of the History, Science and Technology Education Department aboard the USS Yorktown Naval and Maritime Museum. She enjoyed so much working as the History and Programs Coordinator with the many kids, teachers and Veterans for almost ten years.
Cindy has been a workshop speaker across many states and just finished her autobiography, “God’s Blueprint: From the Welfare to the White House and Beyond.”
During her years in Education she received the “First Runner Up of the Teacher of the Year from the SC Association of Christian Schools.
In 2020 she received a resolution from the SC House of Representatives for her years of service in Education.
In 2021 Cindy was chosen by the SC Social Studies Council as a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for her work with teachers and students.
She plans to continue writing and speaking as opportunities arise and in her favorite phrase, “Have a truly historic day.”