Moraine Valley Community College || Educational Talent Search || ETS Team

ETS Team

The Educational Search team wants to help ensure your academic success. Our staff has the expertise, knowledge and concern to meet your specific needs.

We look forward to serving you!

Josiah Fuller, M.A.
(708) 608-4026
Josiah is a Chicago-area native with more than 15 years of experience in education. He has a B.A. from Illinois Institute of Technology and an M.A. in Education/Inner City Studies from Northeastern Illinois University. Prior to his current position, he worked for Saint Xavier University as the director of its Student Success Program (a TRiO program). He served for six years as the director of the Transfer Center at Triton College and has experience in academic advising, recruitment, retention and working with at-risk students.


Nyree D. Ford
Educational Outreach Specialist
(708) 608-4028
Nyree D. Ford is an Educational Outreach Specialist with ETS. Prior to her current position, she worked at Governors State University as a Program Coordinator for the Learning in Context Partnership program (a community outreach program for Ford Heights residents). She has experience working with at-risk students, mentoring, and academic advising. Aside from a B.A. in Social Science, Nyree also has earned her M.P.A. in Public Administration from Governors State University.


Dean Shababa Townsend, B.A.
Educational Outreach Specialist
(708) 608-4031
Dean Townsend works as an Educational Outreach Specialist with ETS. He brings a wealth of experience from working with at-risk students from south central Los Angeles to the south side of Chicago. He has worked as a teacher, counselor, coordinator and facilitator for various community and public school based programs. This former Upward Bound student has a B.A. in psychology and is completing work on his M.A. in counseling psychology at Governors State University.