LaNetra Guess

Director and Private Nonprofit (PNP) Ombudsman
Texas Education Agency (TEA)

LaNetra Guess is ombudsman of private nonprofit school (PNP) equitable services at the Texas Education Agency (TEA). As the agency’s PNP ombudsman, she also leads the Texas PNP Workgroup. Comprised of staff from districts, PNP school officials, and education service centers, the workgroup provides TEA with recommendations regarding its equitable services processes, procedures, and guidance. Ms. Guess earned her BA and MA from the University of Kansas. She has worked for nearly two decades in both Kansas and Texas providing statewide guidance and program support for federal grant programs such as Title I, Part A and Title I, Part D.