Tennille Ali received her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Wright State University in 2004. After graduation, Ali began her career with Montgomery County Children Services as a caseworker for both intake and on-going services. In her current role as child welfare supervisor she oversees alternative response workers and family support workers
Ali has provided field supervision to the University Partnership Program (UPP) since 2012. UPP is a partnership between the university and the county Public Children Services Agency (PCSA), which is designed to further enhance the training of students in the field of child welfare and partially reimburse students who become employed by a PCSA. Ali was a part of the University Partnership Program as a student, completing her internship at Clark County Department of Jobs and Family Services.
Ali is committed to WSU, UPP, and the development of young professionals entering social work, especially those called to child welfare. Ali is a member of the UPP Advisory Board and the Social Work Alumni Society. Additionally, Ali received her Master of Social Work from University of Cincinnati in 2008.