National Partnership for Educational Access Names New Advisory Board Members

 

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National Partnership for Educational Access Names New Advisory Board Members

Boston – January 13, 2020 – The National Partnership for Educational Access welcomes four new Board Members to the NPEA Advisory Board.

The National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) is proud to welcome four new members to its Advisory Board. These new Advisory Board members will greatly assist in moving the critical work of NPEA forward and will join our current board members in serving as ambassadors and champions for NPEA in its mission of connecting the people, practices, and innovations essential for eliminating barriers to educational access and college and career success for underserved students.

  • Rachael Flores, Director of Diversity and Multicultural Education, National Cathedral School
  • Olufemi Ogundele, Assistant Vice Chancellor & Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, University of California, Berkeley
  • Christopher Parris, Chief Program Officer, The Steppingstone Foundation
  • Lisa Reynolds Smoots, Director of Admission, Church Farm School

“We are extremely fortunate to have these experienced and accomplished individuals join NPEA. They bring with them valuable skills and knowledge to help support the work of NPEA as we continue our efforts to ensure underserved students are on the path to and through college and beyond,” said NPEA Executive Director Karin Elliott.

To learn more about all NPEA Advisory Board members, please visit our Staff and Advisory Board page.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EDUCATIONAL ACCESS

The National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) is a membership organization that connects the people, practices, and innovations essential for eliminating barriers to educational access and college and career success for underserved students. NPEA is an initiative of The Steppingstone Foundation.

ABOUT THE STEPPINGSTONE FOUNDATION

The Steppingstone Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that develops and implements programs to prepare students from historically marginalized communities for college success. Each Scholar commits in fourth or fifth grade to the hard work necessary to earn their college degree. In return, we commit to supporting them every step of the way during the 12+ years they are with us. For more information, please visit: http://www.tsf.org.

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