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Tammie Henry is the owner and manager of Deep Roots Consulting, an organizational and educational consulting firm specializing in building capacity of systems, implementation of evidenced based practices, and supporting collaborative groups.
Tammie draws from her 30 years of experiences in the education field as she provides consultation, professional learning uniquely designed to support client needs, and follow-up coaching and technical assistance to increase the likelihood of implementation and client success.
Tammie is a graduate of Southern Illinois University, where she received a BA in elementary and special education. After graduation, she taught special education at Mt. Vernon Township High School. During that time, she supported students with mild to severe disabilities to acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes to fully integrate into the school and community.
Tammie completed her post graduate work at Eastern Illinois University. She earned a Master of Science in Education and a Specialist in Education degree in Educational Administration. She utilized her advanced degrees as a building principal and district superintendent.
Tammie�s passion for supporting the needs of all learners, and organizational systems lead to her tenure at state level agencies. She was the director of Project CHOICES, the Least Restrictive Environment initiative of the Illinois State Board of Education, and a Focus Area Coordinator for the Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Collaborative. While in these positions, Tammie honed her skills in developing system capacity and professional learning. She was instrumental in the development of Illinois� statewide multi-tier system of support.
Tammie is a certified training associate for Adaptive Schools. She is an accomplished facilitator, presenter, coach, and consultant specializing in supporting individuals and groups in becoming collaborative, efficacious, and self-directed. In addition, she assists organizations as they engage in complex system change.