Dr. Tara Foster, NBCT



Elementary Specialist

Phone: (205) 440-1840

Other information

Other information:
Dr. Tara Foster is a native of Birmingham who graduated from Ramsay High School in the Birmingham City School system. She is a lifelong learner and has earned the following degrees:

·         Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education - Alabama State University, 1997

·         Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Education - University of Montevallo, 2001

·         Doctor of Philosophy degree in Leadership in Educational Administration - Capella University, 2013

She is currently completing the degree requirements for:

·         Master of Arts in Education degree in Education Leadership from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (December 2014)

·         Educational Specialist degree in Adult Education from Auburn University (May 2015).

In 2007, she became a National Board Certified teacher in the area of Generalist/Early Childhood. She taught in the Mobile County, Shelby County, and Midfield City school systems. She also currently serves as a Professor at Concordia University as well as an instructor for the TeacherReady program based at the University of West Florida. Tara is passionate about teaching and believes that it is her Calling. She is a firm believer in the AMSTI pedagogy and loves the growth she has seen in students.