Dr. Tammy Elser
Instructor, Literacy Specialist
- Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Montana
- M.Ed., Guidance and Counseling, University of Montana
- B.A., English, University of Montana
- B.A., Drama, University of Montana
- A.A., University of Montana
Tammy is delighted to join the SKC faculty in the Education Division as a full time instructor focusing on literacy and Indian Education. Previous teaching assignments include integrated literacy, curriculum foundations, and multicultural education courses for the University of Montana; and content area reading and classroom management for SKC. Tammy has worked nationally providing professional development, program design and evaluation, and strategic planning and facilitation for schools and organizations. The author of The Framework: A Practical Guide for Montana Teachers and Administrators Implementing Indian Education for All, and a dozen integrated Indian Education and Common Core aligned curricula, Tammy focuses on practical strategies supporting current and future teachers to achieve both equity and excellence for all students. Recent assignments include work for The Smithsonian Institution, the Montana Office of Public Instruction and dozens of K-12 schools. She enjoys long walks on Rattlesnake Creek and the company of her daughters and extended family.