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LaToya Anderson

Senior Lecturer, Department of Teaching and Learning

LaToya Anderson is a senior lecturer in the Department of Teaching and Learning and director of Field Immersion. This fall, she will teach Secondary English Education Practicum and Recognizing and Responding to Diverse Learners.

Anderson has 15 years of experience working for Metro Nashville Public Schools, including most recently as the literacy teacher development specialist at Hunters Lane High School. She is passionate about coaching and developing teachers at all stages of experience and is excited about nurturing partnerships among Vanderbilt, community organizations and local schools.  She chose to work at Peabody because she believes in the university’s efforts to pursue equity and excellence in teaching and learning.

A Double ’Dore, Anderson received her Ed.D. in K-12 educational leadership and policy and M.Ed. in teaching and learning in urban schools from Peabody in 2018 and 2012, respectively. She also holds a B.S. in elementary education, K-8, from Tennessee State University.