Tamela comes to CITY after seven years of leadership experience in TUSD, most recently as an assistant principal of Tucson Magnet High School. Previously, Tamela taught middle school and high school science in her home state of Alabama from 2005-2012.
Tamela holds an Education Specialist Degree in Secondary Curriculum and Instruction, a Masters in Educational Leadership, a Masters in Secondary Science Education, a Bachelors of Science in Microbiology, and is a Doctoral Candidate in Educational Policy and Practice at the University of Arizona. She brings to her leadership roles a strong background in culturally responsive instruction and STEM learning.
Tamela brings with her an amazing capacity to lead and to learn and will be an awesome addition to our CITY team!