Tierionna Pinkston is a mother, wife, and long-time educator originally from Louisville, Kentucky.
Pinkston earned her Bachelor of Science in Adolescent English Education from Miami University of Ohio and her Master of Education in Curriculum Studies from DePaul University.
Before becoming principal, Mrs. Pinkston served as the manager of instructional leadership for Noble Schools. She has also been an assistant principal, dean of instruction, college counselor, English teacher, and advisor during her career. In addition to these roles, she’s been in Noble’s Principal Fellowship, the Diverse Leaders Fellowship, and a member of the inaugural Equity Quotient cohort. She is a 2011 Chicago Corps member, a 2016 Stanford Hollyhock Fellow, and a proud 2022 Chicago Surge Fellow.
Her leadership, passion for young people, and commitment to equity have brought her to The Noble Academy, and she looks forward to further defining what it means to be a Griffin.