Tammie Workman

Assistant Superintendent of Student Services, Atlanta Public Schools
Atlanta, GA

Tammie Workman, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services, has been an educator for 25 years.  Prior to the current role she holds, Tammie served as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal at both the elementary and middle school levels.  She has worked in suburban districts, small urban, and large urban districts in Kentucky, Arizona, Texas, and now Georgia.  She has worked with very diverse populations of students, including families who live with the challenges of multi-generational poverty, racial disparities, language barriers, and daily trauma.  Tammie's work in Austin, Texas as principal of an early Social Emotional Learning school based on the research of CASEL and as a founding member of the Kennedy Center's Any Given Child steering committee for the City of Austin (a creative classroom initiative) helps guide her work with Atlanta children and families today.

Tammie is a member of the Atlanta Public Schools' (APS) Atlanta National Institute of Justice Comprehensive School Safety Initiative Executive Steering Committee, serves as an advisory board member for the upcoming Connect with Kids Defining US documentary, is a member of the Annie E. Casey Changing the Odds education achievement partner network, and serves on several other advisory committees within and outside APS.  She is deeply involved in the day to day work of meaningful wrap around systems for APS students and families - removing barriers to quality health care, providing supports for families in transition, optimizing opportunities for students with disabilities, providing schools with mental health support, plus rethinking the district’s discipline and behavior models.

Tammie holds a BA and MA in Education from the University of Kentucky, as well as earned her Ed Leadership Certification from Northern Arizona University.  She currently holds administrator certification in Texas, and Georgia. 

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