Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Tyler Titus
Compton's Table

Tyler Titus, Ph.D. (they/them), is a Licensed Professional Counselor, small business owner, activist, trainer, and consultant.

They graduated from Mercyhurst in 2007 with their Bachelors in Marriage and Family studies, from Edinboro University in 2014 with Masters in Community Counseling, and from the University of Southern California in 2020 with their Doctorate of Social Work.

Dr. Titus became the first openly elected transgender official in the State of Pennsylvania in November 2017. They are the founder and board chair of Compton’s Table, a local non-profit focused on serving queer youth. They were appointed to co-vice chair of the State’s first LGBT Commission of Affairs created by Governor Tom Wolf the summer of 2018 and again in 2020.