Tiffany Blassingame is the Head of School at The Ferguson School. She has been an educator for over 20 years and has a passion for early childhood and elementary education. Throughout her work as an educator, she has developed curriculum and instructional programming, provided instructional coaching and professional development for elementary, middle, and high school principals and their teachers, served as a reading specialist and education activist, and taught primary grades. Tiffany has had varied teaching experiences in both private and public schools, and she has coordinated academic support to connect students, families, and teachers with necessary support inside and outside of the classroom.
Tiffany is a graduate of Columbia College with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master’s degree from Clemson University in Education Administration. She holds teaching endorsements in both reading and gifted education. Tiffany is also trained in Positive Psychology Coaching and Brain-Based Coaching.Tiffany supports racial diversity, inclusion, and equity in both the public and independent school sectors. She has presented at local, national, and world conferences on various topics including “Underrepresented Gifted Populations in STEM,” “Implementing Affinity Groups in Elementary, Middle, and High Schools,” “Belonging While Brown,” and “Representation Matters.” Tiffany has a passion for equitable identification and support for talented learners. Tiffany is currently Chair of Special Schools and Programs for the National Association of Gifted Children.
When she is not at The Ferguson School, Tiffany is spending time with her teenage son, Josh, who is a high school scholar and athlete. She volunteers as an educational consultant for non-profit organizations offering academic opportunities to students in rural and urban communities as well as serves as a facilitator for a divorce recovery support group at her church. Tiffany is a member of Free Chapel Gwinnett in Suwanee, GA. Additionally, Tiffany works as an organizing coach and productivity strategist through her company, Simple Organization, which helps busy adults (and their families) achieve wellness through organization and productivity. Her experience in teaching and learning allows her to support students and families with creating brain-friendly homes and learning spaces.
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