LaTanya Pattillo, NWEA

LaTanya Pattillo currently serves as director of policy and advocacy at NWEA. From 2017–2021, she served as teacher advisor to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper. LaTanya is a 2020–2021 William C. Friday Fellow for Human Relations, a 2013–2014 Kenan Fellow with North Carolina State University, a 2015–2016 Columbus County Schools Teacher of the Year, and a Sandhills Region Teacher of the Year finalist. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business education from the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington, DC.