Sheneika Simmons

Program Coordinator, NC Center for After School Programs

As the Program Coordinator for NC CAP, Sheneika works with the NC CAP Director to develop, lead, coordinate, and drive the NC Network’s initiatives. She supports the design and delivery of various professional development opportunities, advocacy, and the shaping policy that assists in the advancement of out-of-school time learning.

Prior to joining NC CAP, Sheneika earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology from Ferrum College in Ferrum, VA and a Masters’ of Science in Educational Studies from Johns Hopkins University. Currently, she is working towards her Doctorates in Human Service from Capella University. Sheneika is a Teach For America, Eastern North Carolina Corps Member Alumni (2015) and a StartingBloc Raleigh-Durham (2018) Fellow. Since joining Teach For America, Sheneika remained in the classroom until joining NC CAP. She has been able to work with youth, communities, and programs in various capacities. Sheneika is passionate about the future of youth in North Carolina and the programs that impact them. As a former educator, she still continues to focus on fostering positive relationships for youth and promoting strategic programming that enhances the whole child.

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