• Dr. Shawnequa Carvalho, Board Vice President


    Shawnequa Carvalho (Term Expires: December 31, 2022)


    Dr. Carvalho has resided in Washington Township for 18 years with her husband, Dr. Roy Dawson, III.  She has twin daughters, Tallulah and Tinsley, who will be attending kindergarten in the fall of 2020. Dr. Carvalho holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Immaculata University, a Master's degree in Reading from St. Joseph's University, a Master's degree in Educational Administration from St. Joseph's University, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Rowan University. Currently, Dr. Carvalho is the Assistant Superintendent of HR and the Chief Academic Officer for West Deptford Township Schools.  


    In her 20 years as an educational leader, Dr. Carvalho has served as a supervisor, vice-principal, and classroom teacher, but in her role she is truly able to implement the ideals instilled in her by her parents from an early age - the value and significance of education. Nelson Mandela said, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." This is at the heart of Dr. Carvalho's educational leadership efforts. Once a person is educated, it is his or her job to influence others on their path to knowledge. Dr. Carvalho hopes to bring this same ideal to her role as a board member.  


    Dr. Carvalho can be reached via email at : scarvalho@boe.wtps.org