The Dallas County Promise Steering Board is an oversight group that looks for larger connections and relationships to support the strategy set by the Alignment Council.
The Dallas County Promise Alignment Council is a representative group of leaders across the county who are directly impacting the work of the Promise. As a thought-leadership group, the Council helps guide the strategy through which Dallas County will achieve 60x30TX with equity.
Brian Lusk, Dallas ISD, Deputy Superintendent
Cornelia McCowan, Grand Prairie ISD, Executive Director of College Readiness
Diana Nunez, Dallas ISD, W.H. Adamson High School
EJ Carrion, Student Success Agency, Co-Founder & CEO
Elizabeth Woodall, Dallas ISD, Quality Assurance Coordinator
John Price, Lancaster ISD, District CCR Director
Maresa Bailey, Garland ISD, Lakeview Centennial High School
Michael McDonald, Cedar Hill ISD, Cedar Hill High School
Nugget Cunningham, Grand Prairie ISD, Deputy Superintendent of Academics
Christa Slejko, DCCCD North Lake College, President
Denise Gandara, SMU, Assistant Professor of Higher Education
Fred Dietz, Midwestern State University, VP of Enrollment
Jim Spaniolo, University of Texas Arlington, Retired President
Joe Seabrooks, DCCCD Cedar Valley, President
Lee Young, Texas A&M Commerce, Interim Vice President of Enrollment
Matt Sanchez, DCCCD Mountain View College, Dean of Student Support Services
Michael Williams, UNT Dallas, Leader in Residence
Nithya Govindasamy, Paul Quinn College, Dean of Workforce
Stephanie Holley, UNT Dallas, Vice President for Student Success
Working Groups: Dallas County Promise working groups focus on specific aspects of the high school-to-career pipeline to understand the challenges and opportunities. These groups outline strategies to reduce barriers to college completion.
High School Impact and Improvement
Student and Parent Leadership
Higher Ed Innovation
College and Workforce Alignment
Data and Technology Innovation
The Dallas County Talent Council is made up of superintendents, college presidents, and workforce leaders who review the high school-to-career pipeline in Dallas County in order to understand patterns and identify opportunities and obstacles for Dallas County students.
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