Tammy Waller is the Director for K-12 Social Studies and World Languages at the Arizona Department of Education and co-manager of the Arizona Civic Education and Community Engagement Program. She also teaches at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU. Prior to ADE, Tammy taught 7-12th grade social studies for 25 years and coached Speech and Debate and Mock Trial. She is a state and national trainer for various civic education organizations and is a member of the Council of State Social Studies Specialists and the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages. She sits on the board of the Arizona Council for the Social Studies. She was a 2000 Arizona Teacher of the Year Finalist and Arizona Law Related Educator of the year.