A native New Yorker, Tamara Albury has been in education for almost two decades.She graduated from Union College, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Africana Studies with a minor in Russian Language. Tamara attended the University of Mississippi and Teachers College of Columbia. She completed graduate work in Curriculum and Instruction and Transformational Leadership. She has worked in traditional and non-traditional school settings as well as in rural and urban areas.
During her 15-year career in Fort Worth ISD, she has worked as a classroom teacher, Lead Content Teacher, Academic/Gold Seal Program of Choice Coordinator, curriculum writer, Network Specialist and school administrator.
Tamara brings extensive knowledge and experience in Programs of Choice, Gifted and Talented Education, Advanced Placement and college readiness. She has participated in the Fulbright-Hays Program to study arts in Mexico, and has traveled with several Fort Worth Sister Cities programs. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and the Junior League of Fort Worth and volunteers in the community.
Fun fact: An avid traveler, she is a granddaughter of a Tuskegee Airman.
The Foundation also welcomes Vice Principal Laura Bennett to YWLA.