Tina L. Fletcher
PhD Student in USA
Tina L. Fletcher holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and African American Studies from the University of Arkansas and a master’s degree in Secondary Teacher Education from Harvard University. She is currently an education policy doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania where she researches Black male teachers and Black teacher experiences with certification exams.
Tina has interned with the Arkansas Public Policy Panel on behalf of the Southern Education Foundation, the Office of former US Senator Blanche Lincoln on behalf of the Congressional Black Caucus and in the Office of the First Lady Michelle Obama.
Tina’s work experience includes serving as a U.S. Government and U.S. History teacher at Anacostia High School where she was named the Teacher of the Year. She then served as a fundraiser for President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. Tina has also raised funds for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as a part of her role as the Community Investment Manager for the Memphis Grizzlies. Her most recent professional experiences include serving as a Community Engagement Manager and Director for the city of Washington, D.C. as well as an Education Consultant for Fletcher Education Solutions.
Tina has been named a Visionary Arkansan by the Arkansas Times and received the Brown Girls Rock award for her work in education. She was named a Rising Political Leader by EmPower Magazine, an IMPACT Leader of the Month, and was named to the WKYS 93.9 Top 30 Under 30 list.
Tina is the author of Surviving High School: A Teen's Guide to Academic and Social Success.