Tanesha Dixon is a Middle School Social Studies teacher and Technology Integration Coach at Wheatley Education Campus in Northeast Washington, D.C. She is also an inaugural member of the Education Innovation Fellowship (EIF), a partnership of CityBridge Foundation and NewSchools Venture Fund. As an EIF, Tanesha has spent a considerable amount of time exploring, designing and implementing innovations in blended and personalized learning in her classroom and school. Tanesha leads her school’s NGLC Breakthrough Schools DC team and serves in several teacher leadership roles in the DC Public Schools. Prior to teaching in DC, Tanesha was secondary school teacher in Gainesville, FL, where she was honored as the county's Middle School Teacher of the Year.
Tanesha received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame and a Master's degree in Secondary Social Studies Education from the University of Florida. Outside of work, Tanesha enjoys spending time with family, designing jewelry and baking.