Tamara Jo Rhomberg
”I believe in education as a cornerstone for the development of responsible citizenship and as such have dedicated my career to ensuring that every child is enabled to reach his or her greatest potential. I strongly support anti-bullying for all children to ensure a safe learning environment. Being a member of the Rockwood Board of Education has provided me the opportunity to continue my support of ALL students, parents, educators, and patrons in our district.“Ms. Rhomberg is a 40-plus year resident of the Rockwood School District with two children and two grandchildren who have graduated from Rockwood Schools. As a mother, a grandmother, and a great grandmother, education remains front and center as her focus.
With 50 years in education—a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Southeast Missouri State University, and a masters in Educational Process from Maryville University—Ms. Rhomberg's educational experience covers a wide range of roles and positions - 6 years in second grade in the Lindbergh School District, 10 years as a reading specialist at Kellison Elementary, 13 years as language arts/ intervention coordinator , OASIS coordinator and Title I coordinator in the Rockwood School District. After retiring from education, Ms. Rhomberg joined Zaner-Bloser Publishing as a National Literacy Consultant and for 6 years traveled the United States delivering professional development to educators of all levels. Ms. Rhomberg continues to support educators as an adjunct professor at Webster University where she teaches undergraduate/ graduate reading courses.
Ms. Rhomberg is an active member of various professional organizations including the International Literacy Association and currently serves on the St. Louis Suburban Reading Council as a director and is the Missouri Literacy Association president. During the 2017-2018 school year she served as an appointed director on the Rockwood School District Board of Education. Her long term educational opportunities and her district historical perspectives provide her with the knowledge, training, and experience to make complex decisions affecting Rockwood students, staff, parents, and patrons.
273 Avalon Hills Dr.
Fenton, MO 63026
Term Expires 2024