Tia Gaines serves as Department Chair for the English department as well as the 6-12 Instructional Coach for Insight PA Cyber Charter School. She coaches more than 200 teachers on teaching strategies in a virtual setting. She has also taught in the School for Applied and Innovative Learning program at Delaware County Christian School in Newtown Square, PA. In addition, Tia provides consulting to schools, universities and organizations on diversity, equity and inclusion alongside her husband, Joel. She resides in Philadelphia with her husband Joel and their four children.