Ed.M. Candidate, School Leadership Program
Tomi Okuyemi joins the Harvard Graduate School of Education as an Ed.M. candidate in the School Leadership Program. Prior to her time at HGSE, Okuyemi was an elementary school classroom teacher in racially diverse, special-education inclusive settings. During her years as a teacher, Okuyemi designed and led workshops to help educators and administrators integrate anti-bias education into schools. Okuyemi also worked as a teacher development coach and supported schools with recruiting teachers of color. Currently, Okuyemi serves as a fellow with Harvard’s Reimagining Integration: Diverse and Equitable Schools Project. Okuyemi holds an Ed.M. in Childhood General and Special Education from Bank Street College in New York City, and a B.A. in Psychology and Women’s Studies from Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, MO.