Milken Scholar 1993
Scholar Profile

Takecia Saylor

Education Management


Takecia is the Assistant to the Superintendent for Technology at The Allentown School District. In April 2016 she took on the role as Deputy Director, White House Office of the Secretary, Office of Educational Technology, USDOE. Prior to this role Takecia served as the Director of School Innovation for the state of NJ. Takecia was also the Manager of the New Jersey Department of Education Race to the Top Project. She has compounded her background in business with education administration experience to forge successful leadership opportunities for the past 20 years, and now works as an education consultant in New York City.

High school:  Notre Dame High School


College Year Degree
Howard University
Washington, DC
1997 B.B.A. Computer Based Information Systems
City College of New York
New York, NY
2004 M.S.Ed Childhood Education
City College of New York
New York, NY
2008 M.S.Ed. Educational Leadership

News and Highlights

Takecia Saylor (MS '93)

Innovate this. Congratulations to Takecia Saylor, MS '93, who’s Office of Innovation received the State award by the Learning Counsel. Takecia is the Director of the Office of Innovation for the New Jersey Department of Education and was acknowledged for her outstanding leadership and innovation efforts. Through the creation of InnovateNJ program, the Office of Innovation is championing the need for change in public schools for better education outcomes for its students.