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Tyrone Tanner, Ed.D. is a professor of education at Prairie View A & M University. He has authored numerous books and articles ranging from helping parents become more involved with their children’s learning, “Parents Need Help Too: A guide for parents of school-age children,” to aiding teachers in effectively working with diverse learners, “Culturally Responsive Educational Theories: A practical guide with case studies for improving the academic performance of diverse learners.” These products provide the framework for Dr. Tanner’s mission and research. As a consultant, he has facilitated exciting research based workshops for more than 100,000 educators and parents at countless schools, districts, and conferences.
Early in his career, Dr. Tanner was a middle and high school teacher, middle and high school principal, and central office school administrator. Dr. Tanner’s research and philosophy is firmly planted in the belief that all students can learn, and if provided a culturally active classroom environment they can learn with exceptionality. As a father and educator, he believes parents want the best for their children, and with the right approach, the necessary trust can be created to build powerful home and school partnerships. To that end, he is committed and dedicated to developing the tools necessary for educators and parents to experience success with all children.