TiAnna Harrison was appointed to the Board of Education in 2014. She was then elected to a six-year term in 2020. She previously served as Vice President before being elected to the presidency in January 2023. Ms. Harrison was re-elected to serve as president on Jan. 11, 2024.
Harrison is a life-long resident of Kalamazoo and a proud graduate of Kalamazoo Public Schools. She was selected to give the graduation speech at her Loy Norrix High School graduation ceremony. Ms. Harrison also attended Kalamazoo Valley Community College and was selected to participate in the Leadership Kalamazoo Class of 2023.
Harrison’s has one child attending high school at KPS and her other children are graduates. She works for a local organization, Community Homeworks, a local organization whose programs are designed to help keep people in their homes and develop homeowner self-sufficiency while ensuring that their homes are safe, decednt and sustainable.
Being a lifelong learner is very important to Harrison. She frequently attends state and national conferences to keep up with educational trends, especially as it relates to diversity, equity and inclusion.