Tina has worked in the field of Education for 23 years. She graduated from Hastings College with a Bachelor of Arts in English and History as well as her Teaching Certification. Tina was the lead teacher for an alternative public high school in Nebraska for 18 years where she specialized in working with at-risk students. Her passion for relationship-based, holistic teaching led her to Clearview where she is currently the Academic Director. Tina believes in creating a classroom that celebrates equality, diversity, acceptance, and authenticity. Tina is family-oriented, spending most of her free time with her two daughters and her parents. She also enjoys mixed media art and art journaling for healing.