Garfield Heights Board of Education Welcomes Millette
Tucker During Regular March Meeting
Heights City Schools Board of Education formally appointed Millette Tucker to
fill a vacancy created late last month, at its regular March meeting earlier in
the week. Mrs. Tucker, who has lived in the Garfield Heights community since
2012, has spent more than 30 years in education and children and family
services. She is excited to make a larger impact on the instructional needs of
“The Garfield Heights City Schools provides outstanding offerings, and I look forward to being involved in the continued improvement of our education,” said Mrs. Tucker.
Demetrius, is a 2016 graduate of Garfield Heights High School and so too is her
daughter, Olivia, who graduated in 2019. Mrs. Tucker spent 12 years working for
the Centers for Families and Children in Northeast Ohio, helping to manage
childcare, re-entry and father’s initiatives.
From there, Mrs. Tucker worked for the Beaufort County School District in South
Carolina, specializing in behavioral management, social work and taught in the alternative
She also spent time as an adjunct professor at the University of South Carolina
Beaufort. Upon her return to Cleveland, she served as the founding assistant
principal at Stepstone Academy
Charter School, working directly with the Superintendent. She currently works at Cuyahoga Community College, as Program Manager of their Upward Bound program. Within the Garfield Heights City Schools, Mrs. Tucker was quite active, serving as Athletic Booster Club President and Vice President over the years. This foundation in education and children and family services prompted Mrs. Tucker’s pursuit of the Board vacancy.
On behalf of
everyone in the Garfield Heights City Schools, welcome to Mrs. Millette Tucker,
to the Board of Education.