Dr. Tamara Williams
- Educational Leadership, Assistant Professor
Tami Williams, EdD, is assistant professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in the educational leadership department. She is former Director of Assessment, Research, and Evaluation of Millard Public Schools, also in Nebraska, where she supervised buildings, led assessment innovations, program evaluations, data storage and reporting, and data professional development. Williams has been an educator since the 90s with background as a teacher, behavior interventionist, assistant principal, and district administrator in Nebraska. Williams is a member of Phi Delta Kappa, and in 2012 was selected as a member of the PDK Emerging Leader class. In 2010 she was awarded the Linda Gehrig Educational Leadership Award by the Metropolitan Reading Council. Tami has also presented as several local and national conferences. Her research agenda includes social justice, program evaluation, and school improvement. Williams received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and teacher endorsement in secondary education from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She earned her master’s degree in educational leadership, principal certificate, doctorate in education, and superintendent certificate from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Program evaluation; Culturally proficient leadership; Leadership identity; Research design; School/community relations; and Service learning
Nebraska Education Policy Lab; Nebraska trends in education; Nebraska student attendance and relationship to outcomes; Evaluation approaches in education; and Leadership identity
Chapter #0116 of Phi Delta Kappa; PDK Showcase of Teaching; Topics in Education Symposium; and Consultation with local school districts and nonprofits on program evaluation
Weichel, Mark, McCann, Blane, Williams, Tamara. 2018. When They Already Know It: How To Extend and Personalize Student Learning in a PLC at Work, Solution Tree.
Williams, Tamara, , Service Learning UNO. 2018. Voices Across Generations Volume One.
Williams, Tamara, , Service Learning Academy. 2019. Voices Across Generations: Volume Two.