Nominee Bio: Tahirah Crawford

Nominee for Board Director:

Tahirah Crawford

Tahirah Crawford
Director of College Placement

People's Preparatory Charter School (NJ)



• Member, 2009-present;
• Black and African Diaspora Special Interest Group: Member, 2009-present;
• Professional Development Committee: Member, 2017-20;
• Guiding the Way to Inclusion: Faculty, 2019

New Jersey ACAC:
• Member, 2012-present

Pennsylvania ACAC:
• Member, 2008-12;
• Government Relations Committee: Member, 2009-11

Other Professional Organizations:
• College Changes Everything: Co-Creator of Level Up, Annual College & Career Readiness Conference,2021;
• Allegheny College Council: Chair, 2011-12;
• Allegheny College Council on Diversity and Equity Assessment & Accountability Working Group: Member, 2010-12;
• Allegheny College Middle States Association Accreditation Task Force: Member, 2012;
• Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions: Attendee, 2016

• People's Preparatory Charter School, Newark, NJ: Director of College Placement, 2012-present;
• New City Kids, Jersey City, NJ: College Coordinator, 2016-17;
• Allegheny College, Meadville, PA: Senior Assistant Director of Admissions & Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment, 2008-11; Assistant Dean and Director for the Center for Intercultural Advancement and Student Success, 2011-12

• J.D. North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, NC;
• B.A. Hampton University, Hampton, VA

• 2018 Annual Malcolm Bernard Historically Black Colleges & University Week: Paying for College


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