Tanya Harris

Tanya Harris is the Lead Trainer for the 21st Century California School Leadership Academy (21CSLA) Universal Transitional Kindergarten Initiative. She has more than 20 years of experience as a public school educator, including as a teacher, coach, site leader, and district administrator. She comes to 21CSLA from her post as a principal at one of the largest elementary schools in Alameda, California. She previously led the birth to third-grade initiative in Oakland Unified, managing the rollout of Transitional Kindergarten across the district. She also served as a site administrator for child development centers and state Pre-K’s in Oakland. In Alameda Unified School District (AUSD),  she designed and supported quality special education programming based on inclusive practices and universal design for learning. She established AUSD’s first trauma informed K-2 learning program. Harris has a BA in psychology from Cal State Long Beach and an MA in Education and Administrative credential from UC Berkeley’s Principal Leadership Institute. 

Tanya Harris

Tanya Harris
Universal Transitional Kindergarten Lead Trainer
21CSLA State Center
Leadership Programs

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