Dr. Tanya Larkin

Rural Community Leaders Fellow (2023)
Executive Director, Region 16 Education Service Center

Dr. Tanya Larkin has served in rural schools for almost 30 years as a teacher, principal and superintendent. She was named Superintendent of the Year for Region 16 in 2019. In 2021, Larkin was named executive director of Region 16 Education Service Center where she serves and supports superintendents, school boards and teachers in the 61 districts in the Panhandle of Texas. Having attended, taught and led in rural school districts, Larkin has a passion for developing and leading systems that provide all students with access to educational opportunities regardless of where they live and learn.

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