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Tessa Sanders 

College of Education, Graduate EDD

Assistant Professor


Contessa Sanders has served as an educational consultant in cities such as Detroit Mich., New Orleans La., Charlotte N.C., Fort Lauderdale Fla.. In Nashville, Tenn., she has served as a classroom teacher, an instructional coach, a co-director for a pre-service teacher training program, and a curriculum development consultant. Her primary educational interests include leadership behavior and practice, change management, early literacy, curriculum and assessment, educator training, data analysis, and instructional coaching.

Sanders and her husband Jeff have a daughter, Maisie, who was born in June 2018.