Tara Williams Whittaker joined the Chenango Valley School District in September of 2012 as the Interim Director of Early Childhood and Literacy. She was appointed the Director of Special Education effective July 1, 2014. Mrs. Whittaker has been in the field of education for the past 27 years. She has worked as a Special Education Teacher, a Student Support Specialist and Transitions Coordinator, a Director of Special Education and Interim Director of Early Childhood and Curriculum. Tara has served in the Oxford Central Schools, Broome-Tioga BOCES, Sherburne-Earlville Central Schools, Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES and currently Chenango Valley Central Schools.
Mrs. Whittaker holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from SUNY Oneonta, a master’s degree in Special Education from Binghamton University, and a Certificate of Advanced Study in School Administration from SUNY Cortland.
Mrs. Whittaker is married and has two sons, one who graduated from Ithaca College and one who is a current student at Ithaca College.
Mrs. Whittaker loves working for Chenango Valley Central School District, supporting students, families and staff.