Our Teams

Early College & Dual Enrollment Department

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 am – 4:30 pm, Fridays 8 am – 4 pm
Gardner Campus, Office 348

Administrative Staff

Fagan ForhanDean – K-12 Partnerships and Civic Engagement
Ramon GonzalezSr. Director of College Access Programs
Sara VetteseDirector of Early College and Dual Enrollment
Stefanaé Bowen – Coordinator of Early College and Dual Enrollment
Jessica Connors – Business Manager
Jennifer Welch – Sr. Special Programs Coordinator
Natalie Nelson – Staff Assistant
Tami Morin – Administrative Assistant

Early College & Dual Enrollment Programs

College Access Programs

Sara Vettese – Director of Early College and Dual Enrollment
Stefanaé Bowen – Coordinator of Early College and Dual Enrollment

Early College Academy

Stefanaé Bowen – Academic Coordinator, Narragansett Regional High School
Cara Breda – Academic Counselor, Gardner High School
Shaunti Philips – Academic Counselor, Fitchburg High School
Sandy Tavares – Academic Counselor, Leominster High School

Gateway to College

Sharmese Gunn – Resource Specialist
David Thibault-Muñoz – Resource Specialist

Pathways Early College Experience

Cara Breda – Academic Counselor

Educational Talent Search (ETS)

Ramon Gonzalez – Sr. Director of College Access Programs
Mercy Frimpong – Recruitment Counselor
LeniRae Martyn-Seidl – Recruitment Counselor


Peter Chirichiello – Director
Victor Rojas – Assistant Director
Theodore Demosthenes – Recruitment Counselor
Sarah Lopez – Recruitment Counselor
Alexandra Mahan – Recruitment Counselor

North Central MA Talent Search (NCMTS)

Monique CoulsonDirector
Keith Farnsworth – Recruitment Counselor
Indira Smart – Recruitment Counselor

Upward Bound Math and Science

Monique CoulsonDirector
Lillyan Carey, Program Aide