Meet Our Staff

We are proud to introduce the exceptional team behind our Early Entrance Program at Cal State LA. Our dedicated staff, led by our passionate Director, works tirelessly to create an enriching and supportive environment for our highly gifted students. From our insightful academic advisors and compassionate counselors to our experienced faculty mentors, each member plays a crucial role in guiding our students through their unique educational journey. Together, they form a collaborative and caring community committed to nurturing the talents and potential of our exceptional students. Meet the heart and soul of our Early Entrance Program – a team dedicated to unlocking the full academic and personal potential of every student in our program.

New EEP Director

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Welcome Dr. Kidogo Kennedy

We are excited to introduce Dr. Kidogo Kennedy as the new Director of the Early Entrance Program. Dr. Kennedy has served as interdisciplinary faculty at Cal State LA for over 20 years. As an instructor of oral communications, she has particularly enjoyed working with EEP students.

Dr. Kennedy began her service as EEP Director on June 1, 2023.

Success Coach

Michelle Wallace

Michele Wallace, Ph.D

Dr. Michele Wallace is the new Success Coach for Early Entrance Program students and is excited to bring her expertise and experience to advance their personal success goals. She's been at Cal State LA since 2005, Michele is a Full Professor and Program Coordinator for the MS in Counseling, (Option in Applied Behavior Analysis), and Faculty Advisor for the Los Angeles Student Association for Behavior Analysis. Michele is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 30 years of experience providing behavior analytic services to improve the human condition through behavior change.