Scholar Resources

The College Completion Team provides scholars with college advising services and share campus-specific resources to support each scholar’s well being and development. Whether it be emotional distress, confusion over financial aid, or questions relating to their academic trajectory, our team is here to assess our scholars’ needs and connect them to the resources that help them thrive.

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Monthly College Completion Newsletters

Each month, we send newsletters to our Oakland Promise filled with resources, additional scholarships, internships, upcoming events, deadlines, and more.

College Completion Team Directory

Here are the team members for our college and CTE students (OP Scholars).

Daniel Russell Cheung

Coordinator, College Completion

Harmela Beyene

Manager, College Completion

Jamie So

Coordinator, College Completion

Jenny Cortez

Associate, College Completion

Jessica Vazquez

Mentor Program Manager

Jonathan Coelho

Program Associate, College Completion

Lucina Parada

Coordinator, College Completion

Marcelo Duran Avalos

Director, College Completion

Melissa Elizalde

Program Associate, College Completion

Monique Recoder

Senior Manager, College Completion

Oakland Promise wants to offer services, support, and resources to all our Scholars.

The Advising Team provides Scholars with college advising services and share campus-specific resources to support each Scholar’s well being and development. Whether it be emotional distress, confusion over financial aid, or questions relating to their academic trajectory, Advisors are there to assess our Scholars’ needs and connect them to the resources that help them thrive.Please reach out to the Advising team for support.