Ayanna Taylor

Clinical Assistant Professor of English Education

Ayanna Taylor

Phone: 212-998-5460

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Ayanna Taylor has over 20 years of experience teaching, leading, and coaching in urban public school districts and charter schools. She has served as a secondary English teacher, department chair, coach, and a charter school developer. She is the founder and president of ACCESS Educational Advisors, a small business that provides support to schools and individuals. Ayanna teaches in Steinhardt's on-campus and residency programs, including the Steinhardt Teacher Residency Program, a national teacher residency. She holds a BA in English Literature from The University of Pennsylvania, and a Master's in Public Administration from Rutgers University. Ayanna's interests include building classroom cultures that support student achievement for all students, culturally responsive teaching, and the history of early 20th Century independent schools founded by African Americans.