Coach, Consultant, Speaker
Ph D Curriculum and Instruction (Urban Education)
Certified Special Education Teacher (K-12, all subjects)
Specialization: Emotional and Behavior Disabilities
Mental health advocate
Intercultural Dialogue Facilitator
Critical Community Engaged Scholar Activist
Dr. Tiffany Hollis is founder and executive director of The Roots and Wings Institute. The Roots and Wings Institute equips, engages, and empowers youth, educators, and families with tools and resources to promote their own well-being and the well-being of their community by fostering resilience and creating more equitable opportunities and outcomes for children, youth, and families. The main focus is on multiply marginalized youth at the center of intersectional justice while focusing specifically on the lived experiences of Black girls with multiple intersecting identities.She has over 15 years of experience as a former special educator who focuses on the areas of relationship-based and culturally responsive classroom management skills, trauma-informed education, critical literacy, and poetry. She is committed to diversity, equity, and social justice as evidenced by her ability to create equitable, accessible, and humanizing learning spaces and opportunities for historically marginalized students of color through poetry, mentoring, and through fostering resilience and a sense of belonging.