Dantel Proctor is a member of JFF’s Building Educational Pathways for Youth (BEPY) team. Within BEPY, Dantel supports the Back on Track team which reengages young adults who are off-track to graduation, or disconnected from school and work, to complete high school and earn postsecondary credentials. In addition to her work with Back on Track, Dantel is also a part of the Students at the Center team whose work strengthens the ability of educators and policymakers to motivate every student to acquire the skills, knowledge, and expertise needed for success in college, careers, and civic life. Lastly, Dantel works within the MyBestBets team, helping to maintain the MBB website which helps young people identify their interests, talents, and aspirations where their postsecondary options are concerned. Within each team, Dantel assists with special projects, event planning, writing, research, and administration.
With six years of experience, Dantel has worked as an administrative assistant, where she also gained experience in accounts payable and human resources. She previously worked at Core Security, as well as Mount Pleasant Home, and Everest Institute, where she counseled students on resume/cover letter building, conducted mock interviews, and found employment opportunities for recent graduates. Dantel is working toward an MBA in Project Management at Southern New Hampshire Univeristy and currently holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Public Relations with a minor in English from La Salle University.