Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Tiffiny C. Reckley is an 11-year music education veteran where she previously served as a middle school band director, campus teacher leader for instructional technology, social emotional learning liaison, TEACH coaching ambassador, mentor teacher, and Principal intern in Houston, Texas. Having most previously served as a middle school Music Teacher and Fine Arts Department Chair in Houston, she has formerly held positions as a middle and high school band director and choral director in Texas and Louisiana, as well as an elementary and early childhood general music teacher. Ms. Reckley earned her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Xavier University of Louisiana, and a Master of Music Education degree from the University of North Texas, respectively. She is extremely passionate about addressing trauma, social emotional learning and social justice issues in the urban fine arts classroom. Ms. Reckley has had several works presented and published and maintains membership in several leading professional and social organizations in addition to performing in community band ensembles.