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Monique Tuset, MSW
Monique Tuset joined CAEL in August 2022 as director of initiatives and concentrates on higher education projects that create positive outcomes for adult learners. With 10 years of combined experience in project management, coaching, and strategic leadership, Tuset also has extensive expertise in building strategic partnerships and organizational trust with the proven ability to empower others and collaboratively provide solutions to challenges. Committed to client success, community change, and transforming systems for public good, Tuset’s social work background allows her to approach her work with a diversity, equity, inclusion-minded, people-centered, and strengths-based lens.
Tuset most recently served as coordinator of student affairs and an instructor for social work and service-learning at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. She previously held roles of college liaison and instructor, college transfer success, at Durham Technical Community College. She is the former president of the Triangle Association of Black Social Workers and has been a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
Currently pursuing her EdD in higher education administration at Fayetteville State University, Tuset holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in social work from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
Areas of Expertise
Tuset has extensive experience in innovative problem solving, project management, and coaching within higher education systems. While in higher education, she created equitable academic pipelines for students, implemented new programs and designed evaluation tools, revamped career services departments, and used a people-centered approach to build relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members. Additionally, she has experience in community development and resource building.