Dr. Aidé Acosta

Chief College Officer

About – Dr. Aidé Acosta

Dr. Aidé Acosta leads Noble’s college access and success strategies as Chief College Officer, and overlooks the following programs: Summer of a Lifetime, College Counseling, Alumni Supports, Alumni Career Office, Pritzker Access Scholarship (PAS), and Noble Forward. Dr. Acosta has been at Noble since 2013 (Golder in SY14; UICCP in SY15): joined the Noble Support Team in 2015 as the DREAMer Supports Manager, and was Director of Alumni Supports from 2017-2019 before becoming Chief College Officer (COO). Prior to joining Noble, Dr. Acosta taught at Northwestern University (2013-2014); Indiana University (2011-2013); and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010-2011). She was born in Mexico and grew up in Southern California, and is a first-generation college student who, in spite of dropping out of High School in 10th grade, has earned a Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate. Dr. Acosta leverages her experience, empathy, and unwavering belief in our students’ ability, towards improving the educational outcomes for underserved students.

Ensuring Positive and Equitable School Experiences for Noble Students Across Chicago

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