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Dr. Tina Hamilton
Dr. Tina Hamilton is a dynamic and innovative instructional leader who has served over 20 years as an educator. In 2007, she joined Saint Louis Public Schools and served in the roles of academic instructional coach, assistant principal, and most recently, principal of Oak Hill Elementary School, a position she held for the past six years.
Dr. Hamilton has been recognized for her role on the leadership team responsible for the turnaround of one of the lowest-performing schools in the state of Missouri to being ranked the 25th Best High School in the state of Missouri by U.S. News & World Report in 2015. Further, she was lauded by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for her leadership in the school improvement work at Oak Hill Elementary School. Her team's efforts resulted in the school exiting priority status and no longer being identified as a comprehensive or targeted school under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Prior to her tenure in Saint Louis Public Schools, Dr. Hamilton served in the School District of University City for eight years as an English teacher and reading specialist.
She earned her bachelor's degree in Communication from Saint Louis University, master's degrees in Multidisciplinary Studies, and a master's degree in Communication Arts & Reading from Webster University. Dr. Hamilton earned another master's degree in Educational Administration, and doctorate in Instructional Leadership from Lindenwood University.