Tiffany Taylor

Tiffany Taylor is a passionate, accomplished, and results-driven professional with nearly 20 years of experience in the education, non-profit, and public sector. She served as the Executive Director of Teach For America–Detroit where she set a compelling vision and direction for the region, expanded the national and regional fundraising base, and ran a sophisticated and sustainable operation. Tiffany later supported TFA’s 51 regions across the country as the Deputy Chief People Officer.

Tiffany is a Partner and inaugural Chief People and Impact Officer at Global Silicon Valley Ventures, an education technology-focused venture capital fund.

As an active member of her community, Tiffany currently serves on the board of directors of the Joyce Ivy Foundation, Black Family Development Institute Training, and the AI Education Project. She is also a board observer for Tutored By Teachers, a governor appointee on the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority Board of Commissioners and a commissioner for the Economic Development Corporation of Clinton Township.

Because of her contributions to the education, non-profit, and public sectors, Tiffany has received numerous awards. The Walker’s Legacy Foundation honored Tiffany with the national “Women in Economic Development and Civic Leadership” award because of her work to champion policy and programs to advance economic development, entrepreneurship ecosystems, job opportunities, and innovation in education in her community. Most recently, Microsoft identified Tiffany as an inspiring civic leader and showcased her alongside 30 African American changemakers in the 2022 Microsoft Legacy Project.

A native Detroiter, Mrs. Taylor is a product of the Detroit public school system. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan in Sociology and African + Afro-American Studies, a Master of Science in Education from St. Joseph’s University, and Master of Community Planning from the University of Maryland. Most recently, Tiffany completed the Leading Change and Organizational Renewal program at Harvard Business School.


Day 2
January 19, 2023
3:15 pm

Future of the Learning Council: A Discusssion of Trends and Actions to shape the Future of Learning for Students (and Adults)

19 January
Time:  3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Location:  Meadows (Lower Level)

The shift in education from a traditional model to one which embraces mobility, personalization, and equity is happening quickly. Members from the Future of Learning Council (FLC) will provide an overview of the work of the FLC to understand and support new models of learning. This session will provide insights on developments related to microschools, developing pathways, and implementation of student-centered learning. Supporting and developing leaders who are fully equipped to lead the transformation of learning at the local level is a primary goal of the FLC. To support this work, the FLC will share a draft framework to build the capacity of our leaders and redesign learning for Every Child, Every Day in Michigan.

Day 3
January 20, 2023
8:30 am

General Session

Game Night Awards
The Future of Learning and a Collaborative Response
MDE Q&A with Dr. Michael F. Rice, state superintendent
Board/Supt Relations; Dr. Tina Kerr, and Debbie Stair, Assistant Director of Leadership Development, MASB
Closing Remarks

The Future of Learning Council Panel Discussion: This presentation will provide a high-level review of the work being completed by the Future of Learning Council to support local district leaders to build capacity in redefining learning at the local level. In addition, an expert panel of guest subject matter experts and local district superintendents will discuss current trends and actions which are shaping the future of learning for students (and adults). This facilitated discussion which will focus on trends in education such as microschools, developing flexible pathways, education disruptors, and the urgency we are seeing to design new models of learning.

In this general session, Dr. Tina Kerr will sit down with State Superintendent Dr. Rice for a Q&A for information and feedback on hot button and pressing issues your districts are facing.

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