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Our founders unique prospective can be found in Isaiah 43:2 "when you pass through the waters, I will be there with you; and through the rivers they will not overwhelm you." As the world constantly change our team has made the commitment to walk through the waters and storms of life so they will not overwhelm you.
On the surface, Wanda Hendley may just seem to be just another Educator of 23 years whose life's work consist of checking attendance, grading paper and open houses. However, Wanda the only daughter born to Helen & William Cloud Sr. has been an ambassador and a champion of education. Since grade school, Wanda has dedicated her life to empo
On the surface, Wanda Hendley may just seem to be just another Educator of 23 years whose life's work consist of checking attendance, grading paper and open houses. However, Wanda the only daughter born to Helen & William Cloud Sr. has been an ambassador and a champion of education. Since grade school, Wanda has dedicated her life to empowering children through education. At an early age, it was clear to see that education was not just a career she sought, but a burning passion to ignite the love of education in others. This was even more apparent, while as a senior in high school; Wanda was selected to participate in the magnet program, where she spent part of her day as student teacher. The dedicated Mrs. Hendley has been an Educator for the Federal Government for 23 years, teaching hundreds of military children from around the world. Wanda has been lauded by her peers by being nominated for Teacher of the Year countless times, chairing several developmental and educational committees for DODEA, as well as having the responsibility of indoctrinating teachers into the 21st century teaching and learning. Wanda was also chosen to participate and become a key developer for STEM education at Georgia Tech University. Wanda is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. She received her primary learning from Atlanta Public School where she graduated from now defunct Fulton High. From there, she attended undergraduate school at Claflin University of Orangeburg S.C on a Presidential Scholarship. During that time in 1996, Mrs.Hendley (formerly Ms. Cloud) was initiated into the Gamma Chi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, and in 1998 was selected Miss Delta for the University.. After graduating Clafin Magna Cum Laude, Mrs. Hendley immediately turned her sights to further her education by attending graduate school at Troy State University where she again graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Masters Degree of Science in Foundations of Education. Wanda has also competed her Doctoral Studies at Argosy University in Organizational Leadership in 2010 . Wanda is the youngest of three brothers Tyrone, Billy, and Jason, all who reside in Atlanta Georgia. Wanda is married to her childhood sweetheart the Rev. Dr Timothy Hendley where they have six children Dakwan, Kenyon Jadon, Sahmaria, Tylah and Sophia. They reside in Northern Virginia,
Dakwan (TJ) Hendley is the President of The Hendley Foundation. He is the gifted visionary who has assumed the challenge to not only be the HBCU liaison, but also be the catalyst to launch black youth to extraordinary heights and open doors that could not otherwise be envisioned. TJ has the unique ability to galvanize, lead and cultivate relationships. Dakwan is currently enrolled at Johnson C. Smith in Charlotte N.C where as a junior he is Majoring in Psychology with a Minor in Sports Management. Dakwan is a member of JCSU track and football team, and a member of the Alpha Epsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated, where he serves as the Chapter Representative.
Sydney Atwood is native of Williamsburg, Virginia and a graduate of Jamestown High School. She is currently enrolled in Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina where she is majoring in Psychology. She is Legacy and a member of the Delta Chi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
Jadon Ford-Hendley is the newly minted Vice President of Outreach and Strategic Planning. Uniquely qualified,He was acknowledged for his selfless community service by Omega U. Jadon is a HS senior with plans of becoming a Environmental Scientist. Jadon selflessness lends itself to greatness.
The mission of the Hendley Foundation 501c3 is to positively impact the lives of all children through higher education by giving scholarships and providing any resources needed to be successful.The goal is to be Purposeful in our approach in educating young people, Intentional and Impactful in our guidance to help others navigate through life, and be actively Engaged while holding on to the principles of accountability to all we encounter to be an agent of change for the next generation.
In the words of our Founders, "your beliefs don't make you a better person; your behavior does"...The Hendley Foundation was established to actively engage to give back to children to make all of our communities successful. To fulfill this purpose, the Foundation endeavors to make a meaningful difference in society through our mentorship and scholarship programs.
*We seek purposeful collaboration with young people.
*We desire engagement with others that share our vision.
*We value honesty and integrity in our relationship.
* We are intentional in our approach to making a positive difference in society.
*We value our success based on how many lives we are able to touch.
*We value honesty and integrity in our relationships.
*We are indebted to the people that help make the The Hendley Foundations successful.
*We are actively engaged and passionate about giving back to those in need in all communities.
*We believe that actions speak louder than words and service is the best way to express gratitude.
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