About Our Online Learning Center



Welcome to the Texas Alliance Online Learning Center, where we will house digital learning and training opportunities for child welfare professionals. 



Instructors

TACFS Director of Learning

Tiffany Greco

Tiffany joined TACFS as the Director of Learning in August 2020. Prior to this role, she was the Project Coordinator for Community Partnerships for Protecting Children, a network of public and private child, youth, and family serving organizations in Southern Maine. Tiffany developed and managed the network‘s strategic learning initiatives, facilitated cross-sector partner meetings, and supported community-based child welfare reform efforts. She was previously the Director of Education at a victim service agency in upstate New York where she led the implementation of The Enough Abuse Campaign, a child sexual abuse prevention education initiative. Tiffany was appointed by Prevent Child Abuse New York as the initiative‘s statewide Master Trainer and Project Consultant. Tiffany is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an MSW from Baylor University who also has experience as a victim advocate, school-based clinician, and supportive visitation facilitator. She serves as a Field Coordinator and Adjunct Instructor for the School of Social Work at Saint Joseph‘s College of Maine.

TACFS Director for Strategic Initiatives

Sheila Bustillos

Sheila Bustillos, Ph.D. is Director for Strategic Initiatives for the Texas Center for Child and Family Studies. She earned her doctoral degree in Multicultural Womens and Gender Studies at Texas Womans University. She also has an M.A. in Sociology from Texas Womans University, an M.Ed. in Counseling and Guidance with an Emphasis in Higher Education Administration from Texas State University-San Marcos, and a BESS in Pre-Physical Therapy with a minor in Health and Wellness from Texas State University. Her research interests (among many others) are issues faced by pregnant and parenting foster youth/alumni, higher education and foster care alumni, aging out youth, and moral development in foster youth and alumni. In the past, Sheila has taught in higher education for seven years and has worked as a higher education administrator at both The University of Texas at Austin and at Texas State University. Sheila has held many leadership positions in the 501c3 nonprofit Education Reach for Texans that champions post-secondary education success for foster care alumni. She continues to research and support foster alumni in higher education as a former foster care liaison in higher education.

TACFS Director of Clinical Practice Initiatives

Brenda Keller

Brenda has been working in the field of social work for over 18 years. She earned her bachelors degree in social work from the University of North Texas and her master's degrees in social work from Eastern Washington University. Brenda has worked in child welfare, hospitals, community mental health, in-patient psychiatric units, Active Duty Military and volunteered in the AmeriCorps. She worked as an Active Duty Clinical Social Worker in the U. S. Air Force with Active Duty service members from all military branches and their families specializing in PTSD, trauma and crisis intervention. She currently serves in the U. S. Air Force Reserves and has her advanced clinical license.