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College Access

Senior Director, College Access Partnerships
828 262-2297
Elyssee Gibson
Communications Assistant Director
828-262-2202
Administrative Assistant
828-262-8016

Upward Bound

Academic Coordinator
828-262-3878
Aaron Gersonde
Director
828-262-2725
Kim Grater
Academic Coordinator
828-262-2859
Academic Coordinator
828-262-2911

GEAR UP

Accounting Technician
(828) 262-8016
Asst Director of College Access Services
828-262-6878
Accounting Technician
828-262-6982
Accounting Technician
(828) 262-5360
Nevada Jones
Accounting Technician
828-262-6819
Data Support Specialist
828-262-8016
GEAR UP Assistant Director of Program Evaluation
828-262-2461
Academic Support Specialist
828-262-8016
GEAR UP Research Specialist
Corinne Smith
Director, GEAR UP
828-262-6041
Academic Innovation Specialist
828-262-8016
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Assistant Director Curriculum and Instructional Design
704-779-1857
Assistant Director for Higher Education Partnerships
828-262-7979
Assistant Director of Finance and Administration
828-262-6366

College Advising Corps

Program Director
828-262-6315
Assistant Program Director

Empowering Teacher Learning (ETL)

ETL Navigator
828-262-8016
Program Director
828-262-8016
Finance and Compliance Manager
828-262-8016
Assistant Director of Teacher Outreach
828-262-8016
Jacob Parsons
Administrative Associate
(828) 262-8016
ETL Navigator
828-262-8016

Young Eisner Scholars (YES)

YES Program Associate
828-262-2846
Program Director
828-262-6378
Carly Stephens
YES-Appalachia Lead Educator
(828) 262 6765