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Dr. Sarah Tanner-Anderson serves as Assistant Professor and Program Director of Educational Leadership. A former principal, assistant principal, middle- and high-school English teacher, department and grade-level chair, high-school coach, and club sponsor, Dr. Tanner-Anderson has spent the past fifteen years serving and supporting public education in the Commonwealth.
A proud Longwood Lancer, Dr. Tanner-Anderson obtained her Bachelor of Arts in English ('02) and Master of Arts in English, Education, and Writing ('07) from Longwood University. She earned her Post Master's Administrative Certification ('11) and Doctor of Education in Educational Administration and Policy Studies ('14) from The George Washington University. Her research interests include women's educational leadership, social justice, and literacy.
Dr. Tanner-Anderson maintains active membership and service in a number of state and national professional organizations. Her current service includes Higher Education Representative for Women Education Leaders of Virginia (WELV) and Region 8 Representation of Learning Forward Virginia (LFVA).