Associate Clinical Professor Natasha Mitchell's work focuses on the intersection of youth mental health and academic achievement, college-career readiness and access, as well as school discipline reform and educational equity. Mitchell is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education. She also serves as a technical assistant at the Center for Transition and Career Innovation at the University of Maryland. Previously, she served as a student services executive officer and a middle school counselor.
Mitchell has been awarded and led numerous multi-year federal and state grant projects focused on developing college and career readiness among minority students and expanding mental health services for school-age youth. With this expertise, Mitchell regularly consults with school systems, community groups and education nonprofits.