Dr. Tiffani Curtis, Chief Talent Officer
Dr. Tiffani Curtis joined the education profession in 1992 as a Teach For America (TFA) corps member in Los Angeles, California. She has served as a middle and elementary school teacher, an instructional coach for preschool and elementary school teachers, the founding principal of an elementary school in Las Vegas, Nevada, and a turnaround principal in Albany, NY. As a school leader she was charged with creating sustainable school systems that supported teacher retention, practitioner development, school-based leadership, diverse learner populations and ultimately increased student achievement.
Most recently, Dr. Curtis served as a School Supervisor and Chief of Schools for a public-school district in Massachusetts. In this role she supported schools with a specific focus on the professional development of district principals in order to ensure every building was led by an instructional leader. While leading the Office of School Improvement and Leadership, she also supported the Department of Family and Community Engagement and the Department of Student Support Services. Additionally, Dr. Curtis led the race and equity professional learning and initiatives for the district.
Tiffani holds a B.S. in Business from the University of Southern California. She continued at USC to earn a MAT and Ed.D. from the Rossier School of Education where she studied K-12 educational leadership with a focus on urban school settings.
As Chief Talent Officer, Dr. Tiffani Curtis oversees:
- The Office of Talent Management and Labor Relations
- Professional Learning
- Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging