Dr. Thurman Tucker (Teacher of The Year) was born & raised in Flint, MI. A passionate educator, mixing his experience from the streets & collegiate education to become a professional. It was from his upbringing, where he learned to be resilient. "I thank God for football, family, education, and my music dreams," says Dr. Tucker. He played college football at Michigan State University, Middle Tennessee State University and loves making music. Dr. Tucker has been blessed by God to survive some challenging days while enrolled in college. He was raised by divorced parents that lived in different houses, and frequently involved in unfortunate life situations growing up, but prevailed to earn 4 college degrees including a Doctorate in Education. He worked for RCA & Sony BMG, recording demos for Martina McBride, Clint Black, & other famous country artists. He was a successful nightclub promoter (Tuck's Jam) for two-years, showcasing urban entertainment in the South. Dr. Tucker owned a Retail Store (Music Jams) for 10-years before becoming a professional educator. During his education journey Dr. Tucker became District Teacher of The Year, Level 5 Teacher, Level 5 Administrator, RTI-B Coordinator, Special Education Teacher, Administrator and a #1 Selling Author. His track record has helped all students achieve at high levels. The nephew of former NBA player, Trent Tucker, who won an NBA championship with Michael Jordan & Chicago Bulls in 1993. Dr. Tucker wrote his first TV Series, The Pain of The Path, scheduled to be released July 13, 2023 with a book, music soundtrack, full-length movie, and audio book. "Aligning my purpose with God and continually being a life-long learner is my ultimate goal as a professional, and something I take great pride in. "
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As an experienced Education Leader, I excel at formulating strategic plans for schools that will close the achievement gap between Special Education & General Education, that establishes academic achievement, reduction in office discipline referrals & propels academic & social growth in all students.