LaTanya Pattillo

LaTanya Pattillo currently serves as director of policy and advocacy at NWEA. From 2017 to 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.