Marquita Mitchell

Executive Director

Marquita Mitchell has more than 15 years of experience in adult basic education. 

Ms. Mitchell began with Project Learn as volunteer and she served as Project Learn's Program Director for 12 years.  Ms. Mitchell is recognized among her adult education peers across the state having served as an Adult Basic and Literacy Education Program Manager with the Ohio Department of Higher Education in Columbus for 3.5 years. In this role, she oversaw adult basic and literacy education programs across the state for program compliance and provided technical assistance and support to programs. 

Ms. Mitchell returned to Project Learn in 2017 as Executive Director to continue her passion for helping adults succeed through education and beyond.  Ms. Mitchell is a Leadership Akron Class 36 participant and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. 

Ms. Mitchell has a Master of Arts degree in Justice Studies from Kent State University. 

Ms. Mitchell enjoys spending time with family and volunteering in the community.

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