Avery (Kirsten Avery)

College & Career Success Director
Community Center for Education Results

Kirsten Avery, who goes by her last name, leads college and career readiness initiatives for the Road Map Project. From the initial high school to college completion work group and action plans to growing the College and Career Leadership Institute, DiscoverU, and worksite tours, she’s been working to strengthen supports for students at CCER since 2011. Prior to CCER, Avery worked in different areas of education, including as a college admissions counselor, youth program coordinator, and consulting with clients such as the U.S. Department of Education and Chicago Public Schools. Avery holds a master’s in public administration from the University of Washington. She loves her Seattle parks and can often be found walking her dog to Jefferson Park on Beacon Hill.