Meet the Staff

Great Expectations Advisor

La’Tisha Jackson is the current Great Expectations Advisor. She has worked in the social services field for over 20 years and is very excited to now have the opportunity to assist Great Expectations students in their journey toward success. La’Tisha enjoys several genres of music – Alternative Rock, R&B, Christian, and Pop. Some of her favorite bands/artists are Imagine Dragon, Fall Out Boys, Pink, Alicia Keys, Jeremy Camp, and Danny Gokey.  La’Tisha’s favorite treat is chocolate – because who can live without it! J The Best Advice La’Tisha remembers receiving is “Be honest, be kind, be respectful, and Be You!!!"


Contact Information:
Piedmont Virginia Community College
501 College Drive, Rm M128
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Office: 434.961.5314
Email:   
Great Expectations Mentor Coordinator

 

Tamir arrived at Great Expectations as an AmeriCorps VISTA and is the Great Expectations Mentor Coordinator. Tamir has an extensive background in mental health as well as community corrections. Tamir enjoys spending his leisure time coaching, mentoring, watching sports, eating, listening to music, and/or doing anything active. Tamir states the most rewarding part of his job is “being someone who matters to someone who matters” He want to be that someone who listens, cares, and helps a young person grow and succeed. The best advice Tamir has ever received was to “always put God first in everything that you do.”


Contact Information:
Piedmont Virginia Community College
501 College Drive, Rm M128
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Office: 434.961.6506
Email: