Rutgers GSE CMSI

Tiyana Herring

Tiyana Herring received her B.A. in Elementary Education from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) in 2018. She has recently been accepted into the School Psychology Ed.S program at Florida State University. Aside from early literacy intervention, her research interests include early numeracy intervention, access to technology for educational and social equity, and classroom dynamics and learning environments. She is also a Thurgood Marshall College Fund Teacher Quality and Retention Program Fellow, a program designed to assist with developing and demonstrating research-based educational practices, and help teachers analyze current educational policy. 

As a school psychologist, she plans to aid schools assess and diagnose students who require special education accommodations, help teachers implement academic and behavior interventions, and help raise awareness to parents and communities about educational resources and mental health. She one day plans to open her own private practice. Currently, she is a 5th grade math and science teacher. When she isn’t in her classroom, she loves to read, be with family and friends, and support FAMU Rattler football!