Christiane Buggs is the District 5 Representative for Metro Nashville School Board. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and two Master’s degrees in Education—one in Curriculum and Instruction from Tennessee State University and the other in Urban Education from Vanderbilt University. As a former middle school math teacher, consistent volunteer and new mother, she considers herself a life-long educator. Her civil service experience spans the gamut of Nashville’s public education system.
Christiane is a Nashville native and product of MNPS. As a student, teacher, and community member, she has experienced our schools in several different ways throughout the course of her life. Christiane is also a founding board member for the The Equity Alliance, a Nashville based 501c3 that seeks to educate, engage, and empower minorities around the civic process. Christiane’s full-time role still keeps her heavily involved in the MNPS system, engaging with students. Currently, she serves as the Project Manager for the Blueprint for Early Childhood Success, a city-wide initiative focused on increasing literacy in our youngest learners.