Director of CTE Industry Scholars Program
Chandra Smith is the Director of the CTE Industry Scholars Program, a city-wide initiative with the NYC Department of Education. The program was designed to coordinate and scale quality work-based learning and strengthen industry engagement in the education system. Chandra has over ten years of experience working with young adults and various systems to ignite quantifiable change and has built a solid foundation that enables her to effectively serve youth and young adults. In her spare time, she volunteers with various community-based organizations missioned to expose underserved youth populations to equitable opportunities. Chandra holds a master’s degree from the Silberman School of Social Work – Hunter College and a bachelor’s degree from Howard University.