Erika Tucker

ELA and Teacher Induction Specialist
Metropolitan Regional Educational Service Agency

Dr. Erika Tucker has worked in public education for 19 years. She received her BA in English Literature and Africana Studies as well as an MAT in Secondary English Education from Agnes Scott College. She holds a leadership certificate from the University of West Georgia and Ph. D. in Language and Literacy Education from the University of Georgia. Her educational research interests include disciplinary literacy, culturally relevant pedagogy, and assessment practices.


Dr. Tucker has held several positions, including ELA teacher, Title I instructional coach, assistant principal, and district coordinator. She currently serves as an ELA Specialist with the Metropolitan Regional Education Service Agency (MetroRESA), which serves twelve public school districts in the state of Georgia. In addition, Dr. Tucker is the co-author of the chapter “Family-School Partnerships” in Research to Guide Practice in Middle Grades Education. She has also reviewed several education publications, including The Teacher Clarity Playbook and Developing Assessment Capable Learners.