Tamara Fyke is a creative entrepreneur with a passion for kids, families, and urban communities, and is the creator, author, and brand manager for Love In A Big World. In her early days, Tamara worked as a substitute teacher in Metro Nashville Public Schools. She transitioned to leading community programs as well as in-school support services, program development, and research. Tamara received her master’s degree in education from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development and worked at Vanderbilt’s Center for Safe & Supportive Schools providing professional development, coaching, and consulting for principals and teachers for issues related to safety and climate.
Tamara is editor of Building People: Social-Emotional Learning for Kids, Schools & Communities, a book published by Abingdon Press that brings 12 wide-ranging perspectives on SEL to educators, parents, and leaders.
Tamara’s specialties and focus areas within education include racial equality; educational technology; entrepreneurship; digital literacy; educational video games; research; school climate; curriculum design; applied developmental science; arts education; urban education; service learning; literature education; the development of caring learning communities; the professional development of educators; and learning in out of school contexts.
Tamara lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and is the proud mother of three adopted children.
“I wish schools were more like a home rather than an institution”
Join my hybrid group coaching
& leadership development community
Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444
Grab your FREE 15 Phrases of Effective School Leaders
Text PHRASES to 33444 or click the link above.
You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/
The Conrad Challenge
The Conrad Challenge promotes collaborative, student-centered, real world-relevant learning that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship, unleashing students’ potential to create future-defining solutions and a sustainable society for generations to come.
The Conrad Challenge invites teams of 2-5 students between the ages of 13-18 to innovate new products and services that address global issues in one of six categories:
The registration process is open from August 24 to October 19, 2018 at www.conradchallenge.org.
Copyright © 2018 Better Leaders Better Schools