Robbie was born in Memphis, TN and grew up in Nashville after moving here during elementary school. She attended MTSU and received a BS in Elementary and Special Education. She spent many years in special education with Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) where she was a teacher, assistant principal and executive principal. The last 14 years as principal at Harris-Hillman School, a public separate school which serves students with multiple disabilities. She continues to work with MNPS evaluating teachers and providing support with IEP development.
Robbie has a master degree in Special Education from Vanderbilt University. She earned her Doctorate in Education in Learning Organizations and Strategic Change as a member of the inaugural cohort at Lipscomb University. In addition, she holds a graduate certificate in Technology Integration. Robbie is a national board member for Complex and Chronic Conditions, a division of Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). She enjoys travel and regularly participates in mission trips with the educational team for The Raining Season to Sierra Leone.
B.S. in Special Education, Middle Tennessee State University
M.Ed. in Special Education, Vanderbilt University
Ed.D. in Learning Organizations and Strategic Change