Who's Who of Professional Women


Tina Boogren

Tina H. Boogren, PhD, is an accomplished speaker and author with numerous published works to her credit. In 2022, she contributed to “Women Who Lead: Insights, Inspiration, and Guidance to Grow as an Educator,” and in 2021, she co-wrote “Educator Wellness: A Guide for Sustaining Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Social Well-Being.” Since 2010, Dr. Boogren has been an author, associate, and educator with Marzano Resources. She also has thrived as an author and an associate with Solution Tree Inc., since 2011. Traveling almost every week, she works as an independent contractor and presents at schools and events. Marzano Resources and Solution Tree sponsor her events.

At the start of her professional journey, from 1998 to 2010, Dr. Boogren worked as an administrator and instructional coach for the Douglas County School District. Excelling in her profession, she was an eight-time recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award from 2002 to 2009 and was a finalist for the 2007 Colorado Teacher of the Year Award. Named the No. 5 member of the Top 30 Global Gurus in Education, Dr. Boogren earned the Gold Award in the education category from the Independent Publisher Book Awards for “Take Time for You: Self-Care Action Plans for Educators.” Before transitioning to a career as an educator, she served as the co-director of wellness solutions for educators for Solution Tree Inc. After the publication of her first book, Dr. Boogren’s entire professional life transformed as new opportunities arose.

A prolific author and presenter, Dr. Boogren hosts a weekly podcast titled “Self-Care for Educators with Dr. Tina H. Boogren.” She presents in various environments, including virtual webinars, keynote speeches, and workshops. She contributed to Richard Kellough and Noreen Kellough’s “Middle School Teaching: A Guide to Methods and Resources” in 1995 and worked as a writer for the International Literacy Association in 2003. The same year, Dr. Boogren authored “In the First Few Years: Reflections of a Beginning Teacher.” Further, in 2012, she contributed to Robert J. Marzano’s “Becoming a Reflective Teacher.” Later, she authored “Supporting Beginning Teachers” with Marzano Resources in 2015 and co-authored “Motivating and Inspiring Students: Strategies to Awaken the Learner” in 2016. Ramping up her creative output, Dr. Boogren has authored “The Beginning Teacher’s Field Guide: Embarking on Your First Years” in 2018, “180 Days of Self-Care for Busy Educators” in 2019, and “Coaching for Educator Wellness: A Guide to Supporting New and Experienced Teachers” in 2021. Making contributions to and staying informed about developments in her field, she maintains membership with Learning Forward and the International Literacy Association.

In preparation for her own career in education, Dr. Boogren graduated from the University of Iowa in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. In 2005, she earned a Master of Arts in administrative leadership and policy studies at the University of Colorado Denver. Completing her education in 2012 with a Doctor of Philosophy in educational administration and policy studies, Dr. Boogren considers being recognized as one of the top 30 global gurus in education in 2023 and 2024 as among her greatest professional accomplishments. Notably, she rose from No. 22 to the rank of No. 5 between the two lists. Alongside her work in education, Dr. Boogren is certified as a menopause specialist and women’s coaching specialist through Girls Gone Strong. She is a level-1 certified nutrition coach and specialist in change psychology through Precision Nutrition, and she is pursuing her personal trainer certification with the National Council on Strength and Fitness. In addition, Dr. Boogren has donated to multiple organizations, including Girls on the Run and a children’s hospital, and has contributed to an animal rescue organization.

A fierce advocate for educators, Dr. Boogren is a bestselling author and highly sought-after speaker. She hopes to continue her work for as long as possible, helping educators to offer better support to their students. She plans to continue writing more books, delivering empowering keynote speeches, hosting workshops, and providing coaching support. Dr. Boogren looks forward to building her team so they can reach as many educators as possible and strives to see her work live on after her retirement.


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