Meet Our Oklahoma Connections Academy School Leader
As a career teacher with 25 years in public education, Tammy believes that innovation and engagement are keys to student success. Her educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Missouri State, a master’s degree in education from Oklahoma State University, and an educational administration certification from the University of Oklahoma. She is also certified in early childhood education and held a national board certification as an early childhood generalist.
Prior to coming to OKCA, Ms. Shepherd was an early childhood teacher and a principal. She is very excited to be able to work with such a strong staff and such amazing families who are committed to student achievement. Her goal for OKCA is to combine the engagement of utilizing technology with the implementation of a strong program of individualized student instruction into a powerhouse of academic success for Oklahoma students.
"It’s incredibly exciting to have the opportunity to be a part of a new and innovative addition to Oklahoma education and to be part of the inception of such a wonderful learning option for Oklahoma students."