Shelby Bates

Program Assistant

BS, Education and Human Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska; MSW, Social Work, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis Missouri

Shelby is the program assistant for the Think College National Coordinating Center (NCC) where she supports all project activities. Prior to joining the NCC, Shelby worked for Colorado’s Inclusive Higher Education Consortium, coordinating events, trainings, and collaborations to increase awareness of college options for students with intellectual disability in the state. She is fueled by her experience growing up with a sibling with a disability.