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Kaneesha Tarrant

Dr. Kaneesha Tarrant

Vice President,

Student S​​ervices


Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership
University of Southern California, - Rossier School of Education, Los Angeles, California
Dissertation: The Impact of Remedial Mathemati​cs on the Student Success of African American and Latino Male Community College Students​

Master of​​ Science, Physical Therapy
Boston Univers​ity - Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts​

Bachelor of Science, Health Science
Boston University - Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts​


Tarrant comes to us from Los Angeles Trade-Technical College where she served as vice president of Pathways and Student Affairs.

Prior to LA Trade-Tech, Tarrant served as the dean of Counseling and Student Support Services at Long Beach City College. Prior to LBCC, she held several dean positions in outreach and relations, student services, and outreach and recruitment. She also served as an adjunct assistant professor at USC for twelve years. Tarrant earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Boston University, and her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California.

Tarrant is no stranger ​to Norco College, she worked as a student activities coordinator in 2005. Her broad experience in student services and tireless efforts to improve the student experience through guided pathways will carry forward the important work Norco College is already doing.​