Tracey Collins is an Educator and Author whose life’s work is supporting children and families. Currently, Tracey serves as a Senior Youth Development Director in the New York City Public Schools. For almost two decades, she worked as a Teacher, Community School Coordinator, Assistant Principal and Principal.
Tracey refers to children and youth as scholars. Each day her work is inspired by one simple phrase: “Scholars are learners that get smarter, wiser, and kinder everyday.” Through her work Tracey promotes a lifeline of positive youth development. In addition, she is the Chairperson of the Educational Task Force for New York State Senator Eric Adams.
Tracey also writes and publishes. Tracey authored the inspirational book, “Sweet Promptings – Showing Compassion for Others.” She is currently working on a children’s book. In very practical ways, Tracey partners with others to generate change for the better. Tracey’s motto in work and in life is: “Together We Can.