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Office of Access and Leadership

Access and Leadership

Northeast State promotes institutional culture and belonging throughout the College with a focus on the following:

  • Student access and success
  • Education and scholarship
  • Institutional vitality and viability, and
  • Organizational culture and climate.

The Office of Access and Leadership is committed to working cooperatively with campus and community groups to encourage academic excellence, strengthen leadership skills, and enrich cultural awareness. Northeast State is also committed to developing a climate where everyone feels valued, appreciated, and accepted.

LEAD Center

The Center for Leadership, Enrichment, Access, and Discovery (LEAD) seeks to promote Northeast State Community College's commitment to belonging and overall inclusive excellence practices by broadening multicultural awareness and sensitivity, leadership, and encourages cross-cultural collaborative relationships through recruitment, engagement, and success.

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Access and Leadership Staff Contact Information

  • Tongai Maodzwa, Assistant Director of Strategy and Innovation for Access and Leadership Enrichment
    Office: P312-B
    Phone: 423.354.2503, Extension: 3228
  • Caitlin Maines, Executive Assistant
    Office: P315
    423.354.5206, Extension: 5206
  • William Ward, DMin, Success Coach
    Office: A205
    Phone: Extension 5325

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Northeast State Community College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. For questions or concerns, please contact the Affirmative Action Officer.