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In September 2020, Fairport Central School District hired Tanya Wilson-Thevanesan as the District’s new Deputy Superintendent for School Improvement and Community Engagement. Superintendent Brett Provenzano got rid of Kerstin Wheeler, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction to make room for Tanya.
Tanya is one of the highest paid employee in Fairport with annual base salary of $180K plus benefits.
Dr. Tanya Wilson-Thevanesan currently serves as the Deputy Superintendent for School Improvement and Community Engagement in the Fairport Central School District, located in Upstate New York. She brings 21 years of urban education and school leadership to this role.
As former middle school principal in an urban setting, Dr. Wilson-Thevanesan co-led the writing of Monroe County Inquiries, a curricular project that uses Rochester’s history of racial inequities to empower social studies students across the area in social justice change and advocacy. She leads professional development across the region in culturally responsive and sustaining practices.
Dr. Wilson-Thevanesan is also an adjunct professor at the Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development at the University of Rochester and currently resides in Rochester, NY with her family.
Tanya Wilson-Thevanesan says Fairport’s curriculum does overlap with Critical Race Theory. In Fairport School's, CRT is called Culturally Responsive Practices. Click here to see precisely what Tanya is leading across the entire district.