Postsecondary Partnerships and Programs
Meet The Team
Usamah Rodgers, Assistant Superintendent Postsecondary Partnerships and Programs
Cheryl Nevels, Executive Director of P-TECH and Early College Programs
Cheryl Nevels currently serves as the Executive Director of P-TECH and Early College Programs in Dallas Independent School District. She has served Dallas ISD students, staff, and stakeholders for 23 years and she continues in this stead for the 25 P-TECH/ECHS campuses she supports. Cheryl values her role in developing leadership in others, designing and supporting systems for academic achievement, professional learning for campus/community stakeholders, and most importantly inspiring and strengthening the vision of college and career readiness for students and families in Dallas ISD.
Nithya Govindasamy, Director of Workplace Learning – P-TECH and Early College Programs
Danielle Hernandez, Director of Higher Education Accountability and Articulation Initiatives
Danielle develops, directs, and manages systems to ensure that quality assurance measures are being met for the dual credit program. She also serves as the conduit for the district and higher education stakeholders in regard to dual credit course offerings and guidelines.
Request Dual Credit Support at https://forms.gle/tYgQHyGDpT2GYpLa7
Elizabeth Sias, Administrative Assistant – P-TECH and Early College Programs
Elizabeth Sias is the Administrative Assistant for the P-TECH & Early College Programs Department. Elizabeth’s key roles consist of service and support for the 25 P-TECH/ECHS campuses, budgeting, scheduling, event planning, recruitment, and office assistance. Elizabeth has been with the department for two years and thirteen years with Dallas Independent School District.
Candace Bauer, Data Coordinator – P-TECH and Early College Programs
As the Data Coordinator for the P-TECH and Early College Programs, Candace works to support collegiate campus administrators with their data needs and creates reports in support of data requests from department and district leaders. She also works collaboratively with other district departments to build processes and systems utilized by and for the P-TECH and Early College program.
Whitney Cochran, Video Coordinator – P-TECH and Early College Programs
Whitney is our Video Coordinator and she captures anything and everything P-TECH and Early College Programs. She films student testimonials, industry partner events, campus events and event meetings and then edits them together, so we make sure the P-TECH journey is captured and our story is told. Check out some of the P-TECH stories here: https://vimeo.com/dallasisdptech
Tivia Devonish, Academic Coordinator – P-TECH and Early College Programs
In her role as Academic Coordinator, Tivia actively collaborates with P-TECH and Early College Programs administrators, staff, and stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of the collegiate professional and instructional model planning/training. She utilizes data to support efforts to increase student achievement and college degree completion.
Jennylind Doyle, Post Secondary Success Coordinator
Jennylind manages the enrollment process for district-wide dual credit and dual enrollment programs. She also assists in the development of systemic processes to support all Post-Secondary partnerships and programs.
Ebony Palmer, Dual Enrollment/OnRamps Coordinator
Aren Robinson, Post Secondary Success Coordinator
Aren Robinson is responsible for managing and coordinating the implementation of the ACT and SAT In-School Day testing operations. He manages the District-wide ACT and SAT test preparation (Bootcamp) program and facilitates professional developments to train high school teachers to become certified to teach test-preparation materials to promote student academic success on these exams. You may also see him on your high school campus teaching test-preparation strategies in the classroom at select high schools.
Wendy Smith, Quality Assurance Coordinator
Wendy serves campuses: Conrad, Adam, Wilson, IDEA, Madison, Skyline, Lincoln, Samuel, Spruce, Seagoville, Rangel, and all of Townview with their dual credit needs. She also supports Dual Credit Course Offerings and Mappings, Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing, P-TECH / ECHS Course Pathway Maps, Workshops and Trainings.
Sibu McNeal, Workplace and Career Coordinator – P-TECH and Early College Programs
Currently serving as the Workplace Learning & Career Coordinator of P-TECH and Early College Programs, Sibu McNeal a leader committed to the growth and development of educational opportunities for Dallas Independent School District. She works in collaboration with Campus Coordinators to create innovative classroom experiences in areas of workforce development, cross curricular projects, mentorship and engagement.
Rachael Villanueva, College Access Program Coordinator
Elizabeth Woodall, Quality Assurance Coordinator
Elizabeth serves campuses: W.T. White, Jefferson, Hillcrest, North Dallas, Pinkston, North Lake, Lassiter, Booker T., City Lab, Sunset, Adamson, Roosevelt, Molina, Kimball, SOC, Hutchins, Carter, Garza, Gilliam, and New Tech regarding Dual Credit needs. She also supports Dual Credit Course Offerings and Mappings, Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing, P-TECH / ECHS Course Pathway Maps, Workshops and Trainings.
FAFSA IS OPEN!
Tuesday, Oct. 1st, 12am
This is an online event.
Texas A&M University Commerce Mane Event
Saturday, Oct. 19th, 8am-2pm
2200 Campbell Street
FREE transportation is offered to Skyline and South Oak Cliff students funded by Texas A&M University Commerce.
AAS to BAAS Fair
Tuesday, Oct. 22nd, 5:30-8:30pm
4849 West Illinois Avenue
Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 9am-1pm
309 East 9th Street
A chance for parents and students to learn about the many options for school choice programs. Each of our 25 campuses will have a booth and information readily available about program offerings. Spread the word to come join this exciting event!