Rachel Antrobus provides technical assistance to the field to improve college and career pathways within K-16. Prior to joining WestEd Rachel managed a portfolio of projects designed to support community colleges via research and professional development aligned with the guided pathways at the RP Group. Rachel has been focused on policies and practices that ease the transition from high school to college as a college administrator and partnership manager at Career Ladders Project and at Gateway to College’s National Network (now Achieving the Dream). Rachel holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California and a Master of Public Administration and Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies from Cal State Long Beach. Her doctoral research is focused on the power of experiential learning to inform college and career outcomes for low income students. She is a proud alumnus of California’s community college system where she continues to teach political science as an adjunct instructor.