Dr. Nira Taru
Prior to coming to Morgan State University, Dr. Nira C. Taru was employed at Maryland State Department of Education as the Race to the Top Elementary STEM Specialist. She holds a Philosophy Degree from Syracuse University in the area of Teaching and Curriculum. Dr. Taru’s brings a wealth of knowledge as a curriculum specialist in the area of elementary education. Dr. Taru was also employed by Syracuse University as the Site Director for Say Yes to Education, and has several years of teaching and research experiences from different colleges and universities. She has served as an elementary curriculum director, school administrator at the Central New York Charter School for Math and Science in Syracuse, NY, faculty member at Virginia State University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Syracuse University, and has over thirty years of working experience in urban and suburban school districts.