Dr. Tierno’s education career has spanned K-12 to Higher Ed. Her 501c3 educational foundation, Let’s Think-kids Foundation, Inc. has brought out her social entrepreneurship dedicated to school partnerships with teachers, students and their families with specific training in the brain and how to think and learn. She is a recipient of the National Creative Thinking Recognition Award for innovative programs for teachers, parents and kids from the Creative Thinking Association of America. Dr. Tierno holds a Ed.D. with a dissertation focused on Hispanic Parent Engagement, which has now evolved into her upcoming book "Andamio: Using Brain Based Learning to Engage Hispanic Families for ELL Academic Success" which was published by Andamio Press in 2019.