Tamara Jacobson has more than 30 years of experience advocating for children and has taught English as a second language, theater arts, history, public speaking, and language arts. She served as the head of curriculum and instruction for five years and as supervisor. She holds lifetime and praxis certificates in administration and supervision K-12, ESL/Bilingual Education/Dual Language K-12, History K-12, communication arts (public speaking, debate, forensics) K-12, early childhood education PreK-3, and elementary education K-6.
Tamara is currently the executive director of East Coast Educational Consulting, LLC and has conducted hundreds of workshops for teachers, teacher-aides, therapists, administrators, boards of directors, parent associations, and private community organizations on a wide variety of topics. She holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Administration and Supervision with a concentration in Urban Studies. She is a doctoral candidate in Learning & Organizational Change.
Tamara is the mother of three daughters, one of whom lives with severe significant physical and cognitive developmental delays. Her daughter inspires her daily to make a difference in the educational landscape of practice.