College Access and Success Advisor – cafécollege/Upgrade
Ilse Reyes is a College Access and Success Advisor with the San Antonio Education Partnership through the program Upgrade. She initiated her career in the nonprofit sector after studying business at St. Mary’s University. After graduating college she served two years with AmeriCorps through City Year, a nonprofit organization that works with at-risk students in the following areas: attendance, behavior, and coursework. Following her years of service with City Year, she accepted a College Advisor position with AVID, an organization that promotes college readiness and higher education. Through her career, Ilse has worked with more than 150 high school students, throughout the city of San Antonio, in their transition to post-secondary education. Ilse enjoys supporting those with their educational goals and will be working with the Upgrade program as a College Access & Success Advisor to returning adults.