Natasha Dyer

Teaching Fellow

Natasha S. Dyer is Deputy Director of Newark Trust for Education. Prior to joining the Trust, Natasha served as Office Manager for the Vice President and Assistant Vice President of Arts Education at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. There she developed a deeper understanding and attraction to the educational landscape of her hometown—Newark, NJ.

With a commitment to the development of her city, Natasha has devoted significant time to civic engagement and immersion in the arts community of Newark. Through personal and professional experiences, she has witnessed the impact of service on the human spirit and the power of collective action and experience. She believes in a holistic approach to constructing nonprofit organizations, programs and services, which combine cultural awareness, with theory and best practices, lending itself to the elevation of communities.

Natasha currently serves on the board of directors for Newark Arts and The Gem Project, and on the Leadership Council of Arts Ed Newark. She is also a proud alumnus of Leadership Newark. Natasha’s education includes a B.A. in Sociology from Rutgers University-Newark and a Masters in Public Administration from Rutgers SPAA. She is also a Certified Professional with the Society of Human Resources Management and holds an Executive Certificate in Social Impact Strategies from UPENN’s Center for Social Impact Strategies. Natasha has served as moderator, facilitator, and consultant for a number of cultural organizations and causes over the years.