Latasha Barker has over 20 years of experience working as an educator and administrator in small, mid-size and large Texas school districts. Mrs. Barker served as the Director of Curriculum for Lindale ISD. Prior to assuming that position, she was the Elementary Curriculum Director for Lake Travis ISD. While with Austin ISD, Mrs. Barker served in a variety of roles for the district including Academic Supervisor for Elementary Schools, Social Studies Curriculum Specialist, and a campus-level administrator. She also served as an Instructional Specialist in the Teacher Preparation Program of the Region 12 Education Service Center. Prior to becoming an administrator, Mrs. Barker was a high school social studies teacher in Killeen, El Paso, and Northside ISDs.
Mrs. Barker has served as the Region 7 Affiliate President and/or on the Board of Governors for the Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (TxASCD) for the past 12 years currently serving on the Executive Committee as Secretary.
Mrs. Barker holds an Associates of Arts degree from Trinity Valley Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Texas at Tyler and a Masters of Educational Administration degree from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor.
She is married to her husband ,Dennis, of 26 years and they have one daughter, Miranda, who will be a senior in high school.