Tamara Eklof-Parks, a former Vermont high school principal and current district coordinator of multilingual programs, has a unique perspective on education. She began as a Master Teacher in New York City and New York State, where she helped launch a public school in the Internationals Network. Tamara completed the Superintendent's Fellowship program at Columbia University's Teachers College, the facilitative leadership program at NYU, and a Superintendent's certificate program at Bank Street College of Education. She holds a B.S. in Biology from Indiana University and an M.A. in Biology Education and School Administration from Queens College and New England College, respectively. Currently, Tamara is pursuing her Ed.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership at the University of Vermont.