Tara Lynn Sullivan, Community Superintendent for the Central Learning Community, has spent over twenty years as an educator. She is originally from Buffalo, New York and started her educational career as a preschool teacher in New York State before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada where she served as a middle and high school science teacher, a coach for soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, as well as golf, dean of students, and assistant principal. For the past ten years, Mrs. Sullivan has worked in CMS as an assistant principal at Jay M. Robinson Middle School, principal of Quail Hollow Middle School and Elizabeth Lane Elementary School, and most recently as the executive director of the Northeast Learning Community- Garinger Feeder Pattern.
Mrs. Sullivan says, "From the varied experiences throughout my career, I have learned that the most effective method to increase and maintain high student achievement is to foster the development of a strong school community where the principal, staff, and parents collaborate in order to best meet the needs of their students. As the Learning Community Superintendent, my job is to help support principals and schools in fostering a strong school community that enhances academic achievement for every child."
Mrs. Sullivan holds a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Binghamton University, secondary certification in teaching science from Canisius College, and a master's degree in administration from the University of Phoenix.
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