Dr. LaTanya White, Director of Student Services
Dr. LaTanya White is an experienced educator who specializes in promoting strong student achievement, positive student behavior, and community partnerships. Presently, Dr. White is the Director of Student Services at Pottstown School District and an Independent Educational Consultant for KenKayd Consulting. As an active Director and a former Supervisor of Virtual and Alternative Learning for the district, she continues researching and proposing new alternatives yielded towards promoting student achievement; academically, behaviorally, socially and emotionally.
Prior to that appointment, Dr. LaTanya White served as Director of Tri-County Learning Academy, developing alternative learning programs for Alternatives Unlimited, Inc. She has worked with some of the most challenging students and has been successful when faced with challenges that have gone beyond student performance. One of Dr. White’s more recent accomplishments was establishing a district-wide evaluation instrument for virtual learning opportunities provided at the district. Her efforts led to the development of a multi-systemic Virtual and Alternative Learning Program for students grades K-12. Preceding the Director position, Dr. LaTanya White was the guidance counselor at Tri County Learning Academy where she has helped at-risk students develop the necessary tools to reach their highest potential in their endeavors with tact and skill.
Dr. White has several years of experience working as an educator in varied capacities, as well as a case manager, therapeutic support counselor, and program coordinator for Gateway Counseling. Dr. White serves as Co-Chair of the Youth Development Collaborate for Tri-County Community Network, and is an active advocate of the Women’s Center Domestic Violence Prevention. Dr. White is also an active member of several professional organizations, including International Association of K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL); Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA); American School Counselor Association (ASCA); and National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). She is a member of the YWCA and EXCEL, a professional women’s association of the YWCA. Dr. White received her Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Leadership from Immaculata University in Immaculata, Pennsylvania, her Master of Education Degree from West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania, and her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Alvernia University, Reading, Pennsylvania. LaTanya White was born in Louisville, KY, but raised in Pottstown and has two children. She was a graduate of Pottstown School District.