Tamika Bease Wilson serves as the director of Academic Services. She is a native of Raeford, North Carolina and has lived in Charlotte for more than 15 years. Wilson is a graduate of North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University with a bachelor of arts in Business Management.


As the director of Academic Services, Wilson is responsible fomaintaining a quality academic-focused learning environment at all GEP afterschool program sites.  Her department ensures that students are receiving additional supplemental academic support that is aligned with North Carolina Common Core standards in reading, math and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math).


While with GEP, Wilson has become a certified CPR/First Aid trainer, has her Early Educator certificate, Basic School Age Care (BSAC) certification and has her Early Childhood Education certification. Wilson really enjoys the scholars at GEP and truly believes that if you "teach them well, they will lead the way."