Tamika Cleveland

Meet Tamika Cleveland, a dedicated educator with two decades of experience shaping the educational landscape. Hailing from Toledo, Ohio, Tamika has been a transformative force in urban education, specializing in turnaround initiatives. Throughout her dynamic career, she has seamlessly transitioned from roles as a teacher, coach, principal,  and Director, to Superintendent, showcasing her versatility and commitment to student success.

Tamika holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Toledo, a testament to her dedication to continuous learning and leadership excellence. Her journey reflects a deep-seated passion for inclusive education, where she has tirelessly worked to bridge gaps and create equitable learning opportunities for all.

Currently residing in Chandler, AZ, Tamika is poised for a new adventure in her career. She is stepping into the role of Quality and Accreditation Coordinator at the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence, bringing her wealth of experience and inclusive leadership style to further enhance the quality of afterschool programs.

Tamika Cleveland, with pronouns she/her, is not just an educator; she is a catalyst for positive change in education. Her commitment to turning challenges into opportunities and fostering inclusivity serves as an inspiration to colleagues and students alike. As she embraces her new position, Tamika continues to be a beacon of transformation in the educational landscape.