Erin Tate was born in Detroit, MI. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in English from Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas. She went on to earn a Master's Degree, also in English, from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS before relocating to Boston, MA. While in Boston, Erin completed a second Master's Degree in Social Work from Simmons College.
Erin has had the opportunity to work in residential services with teenagers, home based treatment with adults with disabilities, LGBT organizing for older adults, day programming for adults with mental health conditions, and crisis intervention services. In 2014, Erin began providing in-school services for students with social and emotional disabilities. This is also when she discovered her love and passion for Special Education.
Currently, Erin is a school-based Social Worker for the Billings Public School District. She serves middle school students and families in several schools, loves what she does, and hopes for a long and productive career with the school district.
In her spare time, Erin enjoys being outdoors, camping and hiking. She is an avid board gamer and is getting connected with volunteer organizations in Billings. Although she hasn't chosen a specific issue to work on, Erin is passionate about student suicide rates and LGBT issues in the community.