Career & College Centers Director
Kevin Salkas
Kevin Salkas

Kevin joined the AchieveMpls staff after working with a wide variety of education-related projects and organizations. Kevin spent two years as the AchieveMpls Career & College Coordinator at Washburn High School and a year as the Director of Measurement and Accountability before transitioning into his role as the Career & College Centers Manager and Interim Director.  

After graduating from St. Olaf College in 2007, Kevin served as a Youth Development Coordinator with Project for Pride in Living in Minneapolis, where he ran youth literacy and homework programming with youth in New Hope. He later returned to St. Olaf to serve as Assistant Dean of Admissions, with a particular focus on issues of access and inclusion in higher education.

Kevin holds a master’s degree in Comparative International Development and Education from the University of Minnesota and he participated in College Club at Washburn High School for several years as he pursued his graduate studies. In his free time he enjoys hiking with his wife, two boys and family dog.