Tanya Baronti is the Director of Clinical Placements in the Education Department at Carlow University, supporting student field experiences and teaching placements. Tanya has an extensive career serving children and families through social services, education, and nonprofit work. Before joining the Carlow team, she was the director of United for Children at the United Way of Southwestern PA and the Digital Media and Learning Project Manager at the Fred Rogers Center (now Fred Rogers Institute) at Saint Vincent College, where she was instrumental in the development of a statewide professional development institute and a statewide library lending project in addition to being a frequently invited keynote speaker and presenter regionally and nationally. Tanya also taught psychology and early childhood education courses and academic advising at the Community College of Allegheny County for many years. She serves on the board for Jeremiah’s Place, an emergency relief nursery. Throughout Tanya’s career, her three now adult children have provided the inspiration and passion for all her work. She enjoys musical theater, traveling, walking with her dogs, and the occasional Netflix binge.
MSEd, Early Childhood Education, Erikson Institute, Chicago, IL
MEd, Counselor Education, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
BA, Political Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA