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Dr. Nicole Norfles is the Director, Program Practice and Innovation at the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE).  She facilitates and directs COE’s STEM Community of Practice; TRIO STEAM Club; development of the McNair Directory; U.S. Department of Education Priority IV training grant; and COE’s...

Charlotte Green received her BSE in Elementary and Special Education, an MSE in Gifted Curriculum, and an EDD in Education Leadership. An educator for 20 years, Dr. Green served as an elementary teacher, gifted specialist, homebound instructor, and elementary principal. She currently supervises the Gifted...

Angel Manabat is a current student of North Dakota State University and completing her senior year of classes. Angel is currently completing an internship with Nexus Family Healing within our communications, marketing, and development departments. In addition, Angel serves as a member of the North...

Brooke Biederstedt is an LMSW in the state of North Dakota. She is currently the Director of Independent Living Services at Nexus PATH. She is currently a member of the North Dakota Family Based Services Association’s board. Brooke obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in...

Charlotte Green received her BSE in Elementary and Special Education, an MSE in Gifted Curriculum, and an EDD in Education Leadership. An educator for 20 years, Dr. Green served as an elementary teacher, gifted specialist, homebound instructor, and elementary principal. She currently supervises the Gifted...

Jessica Dimitch, M.Arts, Counselor and Disability Services Coordinator at Lake Region State College, in coordination with TRIO. She has gained firs-hand experience on the impact of COVID on students as she has worked with them over the last two years from pre-COVID to now....

Cathleen “Cat” Ruch, Ed.D., Director Student Success/TRIO-SSS at Lake Region State College. She has been the director over TRIO for 6 years, seeing the effects of mental health throughout this pandemic as it effects our students. Dr. Ruch understands first-hand the support services that work...

Kyle Trumble is the Student Support Services Program Manager at Central Wyoming College and a member of the ASPIRE Social Justice Committee. Kyle Trumble is from Lander, Wyoming, and has worked at CWC for more than two years. Growing up in Fremont County Trumble, had...

Tisha Townsend (she, her, hers, ella) received her bachelor’s degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) in Modern Language (Spanish) and is currently pursuing her Master of Modern Language (Spanish) at the University of Colorado, Denver. She is currently the Associate Director of...

Ricardo Sanon, Director Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math Science, Montana Technological University Ricardo Sanon entered his first year as the Director of TRIO Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science in 2020. Ricardo, a Brockton, Mass. native, is a proud first-generation college graduate and has...