Tammy has been teaching over 16 years, and has taught from grades K-7. Her true passion is understanding the meaning of life and the study of positive psychology. Her interests have been specific to health and wellness, mind, body and spirit. Tammy integrates these ideologies into her everyday teachings and loves the enthusiasm and excitement it ignites in her students.
Tammy integrates positive psychology into her daily lessons and teaching. She believes that children learn best by doing, therefore she incorporates 'The Arts' into all of her subject areas as the foundation to teach multiple intelligences. Tammy uses the Compass of Life materials and resources to create a happy, growth mindset environment where all children can shine bright and feel safe to try new things.
Television Interview: April 2015 Tammy and her business partner Susan Lucente Rizzo were interviewed by Lucas Duguid host of Advocate Television in a half hour segment. Lucas Duguid opened the show by saying…"This program is game changing! People throw around the word ‘revolutionary’ a lot, but when speaker of the house, Dave Levac calls it a revolutionary approach to how we “Shepherd our children’… take notice.” Lucas follows that with… "The depth, breath and the substance of this program, that these ladies have done over the last eight years is nothing short of remarkable!.
Tammy has a Degree in Psychology - Bachelor of Education - Primary Specialists - Visual Arts Specialists - Diploma in Early Childhood Education Additional Courses: Kimberly Seldon Design Group Decorating; Deepak Chopra and Martha Becks- ‘The Quest’ -Be Your Own Hero-How to Harness Fear Into Fuel; Deepak and Oprah Spiritual Meditations: -Miraculous Relationships, -Perfect Health, -Manifesting Grace Through Gratitude, -Desire and Destiny, -Manifesting True Success, -Expanding Your Happiness -Become What you Believe; Mary Morrissey -Dream Builder Program
To see how Tammy uses these methods and ideologies in a school environment, follow The COMPASSionate Crew program on Twitter and Facebook. http://www.compassionatecrew.com/ The COMPASSionate Crew Program; Tammy is a passionate, visionary teacher, Susan is a loving mother and entrepreneur of a successful company and Anastasia their associate; a young, innovative teacher, all striving to create a balanced learning environment where all children are taught to their individual strengths. Where a child’s full potential is recognized, nurtured and prized, and their skills highlighted positively so as to inspire greatness and self-worth in themselves, in their peers, in their community and world. Their collective goal focuses on improving the planet's air, earth and water, as well as, justice for people, plants and animals globally. Their dream is to support parents, teachers and children who struggle to maintain optimism during troublesome times, and bring altruism back into the hearts and minds of everyone. Their motto is "Healthy Me, Healthy We-Healthy People, Healthy Planet" Tammy and Susan co-founded the COMPASSionate Crew Emotional and Social Wellness Program for Children K-8.