Julita Bailey-Vasco is a program manager for the Postsecondary team at JFF. She manages the planning of semi-annual state network meetings, leads the work in producing external strategic communications, and provides coaching support.
Prior to joining JFF, Julita worked as a senior special programs coordinator at Bunker Hill Community College, where she oversaw a student leader program called the Academic Achievement, Cultural Competency, Engagement (ACE) peer mentoring program. Julita provided training and professional development for peer ACE mentors charged with assisting learning community faculty and success coaches in the classroom all while helping new students transition to college. She also collaborated with Bunker Hill’s Office of Community Engagement in developing culturally competent training curriculum for the peer ACE mentors.
Julita holds a master's degree in management from Eastern Nazarene College; a graduate certificate in higher education leadership and management from University of Massachusetts–Amherst; and a bachelor's degree in organizational communication from Cedarville University.