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SANJAY MITCHELL

9th Grade Counts Network co-Lead

Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter School
Director, College & Alumni Programming

Sanjay Mitchell is the Director of College & Alumni Programming at Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter School. He works to ensure that 100% of his seniors are accepted into college, 98% of them complete the FAFSA application, and 90% enroll in college immediately after high school. Thurgood Marshall Academy also boasts a more than 60% college retention and graduate rate among alumni.

Mitchell has worked in the college admission and counseling profession for more than 10 years, beginning his career at the University at Albany (SUNY), where he served as the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions. He has also presented and served on several committees with the New York State Associate of College Admissions Counseling (NYSACAC), the National Association of College Admissions Counseling (NACAC), the National College Access Network (NCAN), and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS).

Mitchell earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Albany.