In This Installment of Access the Experts
Tamara Williams, Ph.D., an assistant professor of educational leadership, answers the question: “What are charter schools and why do people talk about them so much?”
Williams has been an educator since the 90s with background as a teacher, behavior interventionist, assistant principal, and district administrator in Nebraska. She is also the 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.
She has research interests that include Nebraska trends in education, Nebraska student attendance and relationship to outcomes, evaluation approaches in education, and leadership identity.
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