Dr. Tina Curry is an award-winning coach, professor, and teacher. Tina brings a 23-year distinguished track record of innovative success as a teacher in Chicago, as well as her experiences as a valued member of the adjunct faculty at National Louis University and a lead equity facilitator for DePaul University’s, Office of Innovative Professional Learning. Tina currently works as lead instructional coach at Fernwood Elementary in Chicago. She has been an invited presenter for IWP, AERA,LRA, NCTE, and IRC. She is a 2023 nominee for NCTE nominating committee. Her accomplishments include being a contributing writer to Teaching for Racial Equity: Becoming Interrupters winner of the 2022 Excellence in Equity Book Award. Her support for professional learning at the leadership and classroom level have transformed lives professionally and personally. She is inspiring, insightful, and ignites a passion for coaching and equity.