Director, College Access & Career Readiness
Cherelle Washington serves as Director, College Access and Career Readiness, at MOCAN. Cherelle leads our college access and career readiness strategy and network, as well as the Professional Development Institute. Cherelle joined MOCAN from KC Scholars where she was Program Manager, College Savings Match and Traditional Scholars. Cherelle has past experience as an Academic Adviser at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, program management experience at two college access nonprofit organizations, and is an alumna of the Missouri College Advising Corps. Cherelle received both her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is currently a part of the Centurions Leadership Program through the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.