Wanda Barker
Division Director, Education Technology and Multistate Cooperative Programs


Wanda Barker joined the Southern Region Education Board in 2015 as director of the organization’s Educational Technology Cooperative. In 2017, she became director of SREB’s Academic Common Market, Regional Contract Program and State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) as well. She brought to SREB more than 20 years of experience working on issues of education policy and practice, primarily in the public education sector. Prior to joining SREB, Wanda served as executive director of eLearning and Learning Technology Systems at the North Carolina Community College System. She supervised eLearning, library services, and the NC Learning Object Repository as well as the NCCCS Virtual Learning Community. Wanda’s previous experience also includes service at Catawba Valley Community College, Wake Technical Community College, University of Phoenix, Wilkes County Schools, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.