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Tanise Robnett

Biography

A graduate of Northwestern University, Tanise Robnett comes to Roycemore after many years at the Illinois Housing Development Authority. Previous to her time working for the state of Illinois, she worked with General Star Management Company. Prior to this, she served as a drama teacher, teaching assistant, artist/teacher and writing teacher in St. Louis, Evanston and Chicago. She served for a year as an AmeriCorps volunteer through the Northwestern University Settlement House. Tanise also earned her master’s degree in Training & Development from Roosevelt University. She has a passion for education and a strong ethic of service.

Tanise is an actress, writer and theatrical producer. She is the co-artistic director of Talif Productions. She has also worked with The Women’s Theater Alliance, Stockyards Theatre Project, and BYOT Productions. Talif Productions will be venturing into training and development in the coming year, including classes for children and adults. Tanise also has a new event management company.

As the Systems and Operations Coordinator for Roycemore School, Tanise is excited to serve the Roycemore community with various needs. Feel free to contact her with any questions or concerns.

Education

  • Northwestern University

Favorite Quote/Fun Fact

“No regrets, just looking forward. Just looking forward.” (Matt Giraud)

Why do you teach? What is the impact you hope to make on students?

I love the idea of teaching the students to think for themselves and create their own learning.

Why Roycemore?

Roycemore Rocks!