Managing Director, Network Strategy
Greater New Orleans
As the Managing Director of Network Strategy, Tia sets the vision and direction of the corps experience leading up to the first day of school.
A Tennessee native, Tia is a graduate of The University of Tennessee with a BA in Communications. Tia became attracted to the education component of the non-profit sector and joined the Teach For America Corps in 2014, after graduating with a Master of Public Administration. She taught 2nd grade reading and writing at Mildred Osborne Charter School in New Orleans, LA and a second-grade math teacher in KIPP Houston. She has also served as a math content team leader.
Tia is passionate about people, planning, and operations and has led corps members and teams in Teach For America’s pre-service training in Atlanta, Nashville, and Chattanooga for 5 years.