About Us

Executive Board of Directors (Voting, Fiduciary responsibility)

Terrence Mitchell, Chair and Interim Treasurer - SNUY Oneonta

Crystal Austin-Seymore, Secretary; Kaleidoscope Competitions, Buffalo, NY

Khristian King, Member; Doctoral Candidate, University of Buffalo

Rhonda Matthews, Ph.D, Interim Member; Edinboro University

Fairo Mitchell, J.D., MBA, Interim Member; Oklahoma Corporation Commission

National Advisory Board Members (Non-voting)

Bernard Bermudez; Bank of America; Las Vegas, Nevada

June Elkin-Baker; Empowered, Inc.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Carmen Ramsey Ellington; August Wilson Center; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Felicia Gustin, SpeakOut; Oakland, California

Sharon Hill-Wooten, Idabel High School; Idabel, Oklahoma




The end of the year fundraiser is here and we need your help.

Whether you have donated previously or are considering a first donation to CREED, we need your help more than ever.  Rembember that there is no donation too small.  We will credit all donations postmarked by midnight on December 31st, 2015, with tax deductible status for 2015.  We know you believe in our youth, demonstrate that support with a gift to CREED now.


We've Moved!

The CREED College Readiness Program has moved its' headquarters from Meadville PA to Erie, PA, to better serve northwest Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and Western New York.  You can still reach us online, or mail us at CREED College Readiness Program, 815 Hickory Hill Blvd., Erie, PA 16509;  814-853-3956.  Believing in our Youth!  T. Mitchell & R. Matthews, Co-Founders, CREED


CURRENT NEWSLETTER: Winter 2015.  In our most recent newsletter, we how the fall  campus activism drives our future work, reintroduce you to our board members, and discuss our successful pilot program, the CREED college student minigrant program.  Look for the newsletter in digital form on the appropriate page here on our website.  Believing in Our Youth.    


Higher Education Administrators, Faculty and Graduate Students.

CREED is accepting submissions for the Spring 2016 editions of its newsletter.  We will consider submissions that focus on the transition from high school to college, ideas for parents in their preparation to support theirs students goals and like ideas.  If you have an idea for an article, story or opportunity that you want to share with our students, families and stakeholders; please email  creedcollegereadinessprogram@gmail.com.  

Fall publication deadline ; October 1, Spring publication deadline; March 1 and Summer, June 1 annually.   

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