Kassandra Elekes is the Director of Family Engagement for ExcelinEd in Action. In this role, she supports the organization’s mission to ensure each and every child has access to quality education by fostering parent and student engagement. Prior to joining ExcelinEd in Action, she served as the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Director of Marketing and Engagement. Her experience also includes serving as the Florida Department of Education’s Director of Digital Media and as the Community Relations Manager at the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. Kassandra holds a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Florida State University and a master’s degree in integrated marketing and communication management. She lives in St. Augustine, Fla., with her husband and three children.