Chandra C. Scott has been the Executive Director at Alabama Possible since October 26, 2020. She was previously the Director of Strategic Outcomes for the Mobile Area Education Foundation in Mobile, AL. She has provided strategic direction and branding as an advocate for education equality for more than 18 years.
Chandra Scott developed and led the state’s first post-secondary attainment goal and blueprint collaborative, known as 75,000 Degrees which was launched in January 2017. This collective impact work has earned Mobile the Talent Hub designation from Lumina Foundation along with 25 other cities. Through Scott’s leadership, Mobile, AL was one of 75 cities to receive funding from Lumina Foundation to implement the Community Partnership for Attainment grant. Mrs. Scott also led the state’s 2018 FAFSA Completion Challenge in three local school districts.
Mrs. Scott received her certification in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from Michigan State University, and a bachelor’s in chemistry from Xavier University in New Orleans, LA. She was also selected by America’s Promise Alliance to complete the Data Leadership Initiative at Tuft’s University in Boston, MA.
Mrs. Scott is a member of the leadership team that launched Alabama’s first charter school- ACCEL Day and Evening Academy, she’s a graduate of Coastal Leadership Alabama and serves on boards of community organizations locally and throughout the state.
She and her husband, Loren, have been married since 2004. They have two children, Leah and Logan.