Tabitha Redding | Resident Aspiring Principal, Mission Grammar School
Tabitha Redding began her career in education as a member of the Inner City Teaching Corps, serving as a second grade teacher at an urban Catholic elementary school in Chicago. After three years teaching in Chicago, Tabitha relocated to Boston and joined the team at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Mission Grammar School as a grade 6-8 Social Studies and Literacy teacher. In 2010 Tabitha transitioned to the leadership team at Mission Grammar, managing admissions, community partnerships, grants, tuition collection and financial aid processes. Currently she continues this work as the Director of Operations and has also taken on the role of supporting teachers through instructional coaching and professional development.
Tabitha has also served as a Fellow in the Boston Family Engagement Partnership through the Aspire Institute at Wheelock College since 2012. As a Fellow she worked with families and staff in the Mission Grammar community to develop a data-driven action plan to support family engagement school-wide. This cross-sector fellowship has deepened her understanding of ways to advance the home-school connection.
Tabitha holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston College and a Master of Science in Elementary Education from Northwestern University. Committed to growth as a school leader, Tabitha is eager to learn from peers and leaders in the field of education to increase the impact of her work in providing high quality education and to better serve children and families in the city of Boston.