Shadia Alvarez

Knowledgeable Education Executive Shadia Alvarez

Shadia Alvarez serves as the senior vice president for equity and strategic development at Ohio’s Antioch College - her alma mater. As a student years earlier, she acquired a bachelor’s degree in education and went on to earn a master of science in urban education and multicultural studies from the College of Mount Saint Vincent and an Ed.M. in organization and leadership from Columbia University’s Teachers College. She completed additional training in bilingual extension, school administration, social studies, and students with disabilities. To complement this formal education, Shadia Alvarez has developed a range of skills over the course of her career, including data-driven decision-making and strategic planning.

Prior to her current position at Antioch College, Ms. Alvarez spent much of her career in New York. She served as house principal at New Rochelle High School. For three years, she was responsible for supporting the assistant principal’s daily routines and supervising two house offices. She also coordinated with the school safety director, supported guidance counselors with student management, and led the Response to Intervention (RTI) team. In addition, Shadia Alvarez had stints as the principal of the Collegiate Institute for Math and Science, resident principal at Harlem Renaissance Transfer School, and assistant principal at New Day Academy.

At Antioch College, Ms. Alvarez oversees grants, marketing, and communications. Alongside these duties, she heads the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom as executive director. King herself was an Antioch alumna.

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Shadia Alvarez
Yellow Springs, OH USA