Shanique comes to Taft having been the director of admission and enrollment management at Oldfields School in Maryland and, prior to that, the senior associate director of admission at Pomfret School for six years. Other experience includes work as the associate director of admissions at Prep for Prep in New York City and as a social worker at NYU Medical Center. Shanique received a B.A. in psychology and Hispanic studies from Connecticut College and an MSW from Columbia University School of Social Work. She resides in Mac House.