ABOUT Yvette Morgan PhD

Executive Director

Meet the Executive Director

Our Executive Director, Yvette Morgan, PhD.,. has vast experience in grants administration, program development, strategic planning, policy analysis and P-16 initiatives. She most recently co-authored “A Comprehensive Partnership Approach Increasing High School Graduation and College Enrollment of Urban Economically Disadvantaged Youth” in Education and Urban Society (2014). Having written and directed numerous federally, state, and city funded academic and social support projects totaling over $9,500,000.00, her experience includes mentoring teachers and directors, delivering professional development presentations before local and national audiences, and creating widely replicated modules on financial aid, college and career awareness, and school-community based organizations -business partnerships.

With over a decade of experience with federal/state grant administration, curriculum instruction, program evaluation, and extensive search in literacy, Dr. Morgan has received both national and state recognition from the Department of Education for her commitment to serving disadvantaged students and contribution to the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Community. Most importantly, she has a passion for serving economically and academically disadvantaged middle and high school students, their parents, and educators.