Our Team

Lee Miller

Tamara Schiff


Dr. Tamara Schiff directs most of our senior leadership searches.

Tamara was senior vice president at the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), an arm of the Milken Family Foundation. She was part of a team that developed the nationally recognized teacher quality reform TAP: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement. At NIET, Tamara led all research efforts, was responsible for the annual National TAP Conference, authored and edited numerous monographs and articles on educational issues, and was involved in all hiring. She served on the board of trustees for the Milken Community High School for over 10 years, as well as on the board of directors for HighTech Los Angeles. Dr. Schiff received her Ph.D. in education from UCLA.