Principal for Buckner Preparatory
Clarencia Wade serves as the Principal for Buckner Preparatory. She joined Cityscape Schools in 2019 to make an IMPACT and to serve the community of students and families represented at Buckner Preparatory. This is Clarencia’s 17th year in education and her 12th year as an Educational Instructional Leader. Clarencia’s educational background includes working in Cedar Hill ISD, Grand Prairie ISD, and Trinity Environmental Academy. Clarencia’s time as an instructional leader has comprised of being a campus administrator, an Instructional Coach, an Academic Specialist, mentor teacher, district wide professional development presenter, and partnering with educational teams and service centers to ensure the educational success of all students.
Clarencia has a strong knowledge base in working with diverse learners, creating collaborative partnerships, implementing creative instructional strategies, applying 21st century technology skills, and interpreting and utilizing data to drive instruction. Through her understanding and familiarity with RTI/MTSS and using current research practices and strategies to serve all students, it is Clarencia’s desire to advocate and assist in providing a productive, collaborative, and rigorous academic learning environment. Clarencia is also committed to promoting lifelong learning and professional growth.
Clarencia is a proud alumnus of Dallas Baptist University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Education in 2002. In 2008, she earned her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Lamar University. Clarencia is married to her high school sweetheart and are proud parents of four children. Clarencia enjoys spending time with her family as well as reading, shopping, working out, watching movies, and spa days. Being a mother has made Clarencia even more passionate, inspired, and committed to working harder as an educational leader to ensure that all students and teachers are reaching their full potential. Clarencia enjoys working in education and it is her hope to continue to strive to lead and revolutionize a system, a way of thinking, and a way of educating that promotes academic success and greatness that extends beyond the classroom walls.