Tyree Thornton

Tyree ThorntonTyree was born in Baltimore, MD and was raised in New York City (Spanish Harlem). She is a single mom of three beautiful and talented young adults.  She has been shaping and molding the minds of young people for 25 years.  Tyree has been working with Fulton County Board of Education for 13 years as a teacher. She has had the honor of being selected “The Teacher of the Year” at A. Phillip Randolph for the 2011-12 school year.

She received a Master’s Degree in Leadership Education from Berne University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Morgan State University.

Tyree’s dance training began in Harlem with Baba Olatunji on 125th Street when she was a little girl. While in college she performed with Morgan State University’s Dance Ensemble. In 1995 she became a member of Sankofa Dance Theater in Baltimore, Maryland.

Tyree has been a member of Giwayen Mata for 13 years. Because of Giwayen Mata, Tyree has added drumming to her many talents making her a well-rounded performer.  “I am so thankful to the Creator for guiding me to my Sistas of Giwayen Mata.  I Love Them!”  Much Love to you! Enjoy Your Experience With Us!


e-mail:  tyree@giwayenmata.org