Taylor White

Senior Policy Advisor for K-12 Education and Workforce

Taylor White is a senior policy advisor for K-12 education and workforce with the Education Policy program at New America, where she focuses on developing effective college and career pathways. White works closely with colleagues from the Center on Education & Skills at New America (CESNA) on topics related to youth apprenticeship.

White has worked on both K–12 and higher education policy issues in previous roles at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and more recently on behalf of the Australian Department of Education & Training in her role as the deputy director of education policy & research at the Australian Embassy in Washington, DC. She has taught high school and college-level students in the United States and in Oslo, Norway, where she was a Fulbright Scholar in 2010.

White holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Bowdoin College and a master’s degree in education policy and management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.