My Experience

Wilma Joyce Fonville Whitaker Brown-Foreman


Secondary English Teacher (43+ Years of Experience)
Surry County School Board               
2/1978 – 9/2007

Sussex County School Board
9/2007 – 6/2013

New Bridge Christian Academy – Sandston, VA
2013 – 2015

Brunswick County Public Schools
2016 – 2019

Testing Administrator        
Pearson Inc (2012-2013)

Writing Specialist (SAT and ACT Instructor)
Huntington Learning Center – Chester, VA 2016 – present


  • Local, state and national workshop/seminar presenter:

(presented workshops to educators across the country, including two workshops hosted at Liberty University (2002); four annual VATE conferences (Virginia Association for Teachers of English) 2000-2001, 2006, 2017; CEAI director’s meeting (Christian Educators Association International) 2002 in Pasadena, CA; 2003 in Los Angeles, CA; 2004 in West Palm Beach, FL).

  • Served six years as Christian Education Department’s State Director of the Virginia State

  • Council of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc., a youth auxiliary formed by sixteen local churches.

  • State Director for Christian Educators Association International (2002-2004).
  • Licensed as Ordained Minister (Pastoral Ministry, 1966- Aenon Bible College of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World-Indianapolis, IN).
  • Founder and Pastor of the Sanctuary of God Apostolic Church and Logion Bible Institute in Prince George, VA. (1992-2020)

  • Received a personal Invitation to the White House’s first national faith based initiatives conference in June 2004 (personal appearance and commendations to the group from President Bush in recognition of our Logion Bible Institute program) .
  • October 2006 – awarded the Virginia Association of Teachers of English Heritage Award for Advancing Cultural Awareness
  • January 2007 – published article in the professional education magazine Teachers of Vision (fourth educational publication)
  • 2008 – Master’s Degree in Curriculum Development and Instruction from Averett University (housed on the campus of Richard Bland College in Petersburg, VA)
  • February 3, 2020 – Made a proposal to the Virginia House of Delegates for the legal implementation of an elective academic secondary biblical literature course to be taught in Virginia’s public schools to improve student literacy.


Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA

Doctoral Degree
Major: Educational Specialist (EdS) (2012) 

Virginia State University
Petersburg, VA

Second Master’s Degree (2011)
Major: Organizational Leadership (Administration and Supervision)

Averett University
Danville, VA US

Master’s Degree – 5/2008
Major: Education (Graduate)

GPA: 4.0 out of 4.0

Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications:
Earned a MED in May, 2008 (Curriculum Specialist) 

Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem, NC

Bachelor’s Degree – 5/1977
127 hrs. Semester Hours

Sussex Education Association
Sussex, VA


Author of Educational Curriculum Guide (388 Pages): (Biblical Literacy in Secondary Education: An Academic Approach) (2002)

Published Articles (2) : Published by Teachers of Vision (Pasadena, CA) and Article (1): Virginia Journal of Education


Educational and Civic Accomplishments:
“Teacher of the Year”- Surry County High School (2003)

Civic/Church Affiliations:
The Sanctuary of God Pentecostal Apostolic Church- Prince George, VA (27 Years)

Church of All Nations – Spring Grove, VA (10 Years)

Emmanuel Apostolic Church – Petersburg, VA (2 Years)

Member of The Virginia State Council, Inc. of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc. (37 Years)

Marital Status – married to Mr. Theodore M. Foreman, Sr. (Lieutenant Colonel, Retired Army)

Children (2): Mr. Cory L. Brown AND Mrs. Chana L. Brown-Montgomery

Grandchildren (5): Corydon and Ilyiana Brown, Corey, Chloe, and Chase Montgomery

Stepchildren (3): Theodore Foreman, Jr., Jacqueline Pugh, and Pamela Foreman

Hobbies: writing, reading, shopping, singing, gardening

Native State: North Carolina

Father: Mr. Warren Whitaker, Jr. (Deceased)

Mother: Ethel Fonville Whitaker

Number of Siblings (5): Three (3) sisters and two (2) brothers