LaTrenda Leonard Sherrill serves as the Deputy Chief of Education in the Office of the Mayor William Peduto for the City of Pittsburgh. As the liaison for education and economic recovery initiatives, LaTrenda’s work includes ensuring that all Pittsburghers have equitable access to quality pre-k, summer learning activities, and afterschool opportunities. She has led the Mayor’s Summer youth employment efforts, and both the My Brother’s Keeper and TechHire Initiatives.
LaTrenda earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and an MBA from Carlow University. Her professional experience includes work in youth development, social services, and communications. She has been recognized by the New Pittsburgh Courier, Get Involved Inc, the University of Pittsburgh and Coro Pittsburgh for her work in the community.
LaTrenda is a member of the Remake Learning Council.