We're pleased to announce that Upward Scholars has a new program coordinator, Elizabeth Kapadia
pictured above in the center
, who will be responsible for the Upward Scholars tutoring program, as well as several other Upward Scholars initiatives.
Ely was born in Mexico and grew up in Oklahoma. Working her way through school, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma Panhandle State University. Then, she completed her teaching credential and Master of Arts degree in Guidance Counseling and Pupil Personnel Services credential at San José State University. She has more than fifteen years of experience working in education and industry as a teacher, counselor, and trainer with prekindergarten to adult students.
Please help us welcome Ely to Upward Scholars where she can continue her commitment to empowering adults through education.