Dr. Tracy Tucker

University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) has announced the appointment of Dr. Tracy Tucker as vice chancellor of UAM College of Technology-Crossett (UAM-CTC). Her appointment will begin on July 1.

She is a 1987 graduate of Hamburg High School. Tucker earned a bachelor of science in elementary education from University of Central Arkansas in 1991, a master of education in adult education from University of Central Oklahoma in 1993 and a doctor of education in educational administration from University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2004.

Tucker has three decades of combined experience in both public and higher education. She began her career as an elementary school teacher in Oklahoma City (Okla.) School District in 1991. In 1995, she served as an instructor at University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. From 1995 to 2000, she was a teacher in Little Rock School District before shifting to a school administrator at Pulaski County Special School District in Little Rock where she worked until 2006. From 2006 to 2011, she was a school administrator in Stuttgart School District. From 2011 to 2014, she served as a special assistant to the commissioner of education in the Arkansas Department of Education.