Tami Conklin is a graduate of Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology and Patrick Henry High School. She attended Brigham Young University as a National Merit Scholar and earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics education. She worked for several years as a private tutor for Kaplan Test Prep. She lives in Roanoke where she homeschools her five children and coordinates a large Odyssey of the Mind program for homeschoolers. She tutors children of all ages in all subjects, but she specializes in math and test prep. She also volunteers as a camp leader with her church as well as with the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, and she works online teaching English to children in China.