Favorite Quote: “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.” – Michelle Obama
Tamika made the decision to enter high education after she worked as a new hire trainer for a retail chain and witnessed how her daily interactions with adult learners gave her a sense of fulfillment. It was their desire to learn from and with her, watching some transition from trainee to employee of the month and overall excitement when they entered her 8-week training course that fueled her energy.
Prior to joining Lakewood University in March of 2020, she worked at various institutions of higher learning and brings over 15 years of ongoing experience. Her experience ranges from supervising, financial aid, academic counseling, and career advising.
Outside of the office, she obtained her TEFL certification (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and now teaches English online to children living in China. She also enjoys working on her entrepreneurial goals, mentoring, family/friends, decorating and traveling.