Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Tina Austin
We are delighted to have her join us as a new member of our Hawks Rise family. She comes to us with much experience. Last year, she served as one of the assistant principals at Gilchrist Elementary. Prior to that she served as a principal, assistant principal, and counselor at Springwood Elementary, a school she holds near and dear to her heart. In addition, she has also served as an assistant principal at Amos P. Godby High School for one year. Ms. Austin is a graduate of the Florida State University and Nova Southeastern University and enjoys working with children in every capacity but especially loves helping students problem solve. She prides herself on working collaboratively with teachers. She enjoys learning, teaching, and participating in fun fitness activities while on her time off, as well as spending time with her granddaughter. Before moving to Tallahassee, she served as an assistant principal, a guidance counselor, and a teacher for 10 years while working for the Dade County Public School System in Miami, Florida. She is the proud mother of three beautiful girls: Amber, Ebony, and Najla.