TeQuia Barrett, M.Ed.
SLT - Statewide Advisory Member
Affiliation: Nevada Department of Education, 21st Century Community Learning Centers
I am the State Director of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program at the Nevada Department of Education. I am a former classroom teacher and 21st Century Program Director with over 15 years of experience in education.
What do you feel is the most important quality you bring to the Nevada Afterschool Network and the field of out-of-school-time programming?
I am dedicated and passionate to work in the OST field. I wholeheartedly believe in the important of OST afterschool programs in the lives of students and in support of families. The OST field plays a significant part in developing the whole-child, as well as, provides additional supports for positive growth and achievement of youth educationally. This type of support and community collaboration is necessary to advance education throughout the state.