High School Principal
Tammy joined GEMS Dubai American Academy in 2017. Prior to joining DAA, Tammy started her career in her native NYC as a High School Earth Science and Biology teacher, 6-12 Literacy coach and Assistant Principal of an IB High School.
A career opportunity for her husband brought her to Dubai in 2014, and she joined GEMS Al Khaleej National School as the K-12 Director of Academic Standards and Curriculum, a position she held for 3 years.
Tammy has a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Secondary Education and Masters Degree in GeoScience and Educational Leadership. Her focus is on the development of the curriculum, rigorous and ongoing assessment practices and supporting teacher and leaders in their own personal development as educators.
Tammy’s son is in KG1 at DAA this year. Tammy and her family split their time between NY and Australia, her husband’s home.