Ciera Ismail

Director of Student Development


Ciera received two undergraduate degrees from the University of Delaware. One being a Bachelor in Psychology with a focus in Neuropsychology, and the second being a Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies/Black American Studies.


Ciera has worked with children and teens for most of her professional career. She has worked as a mentor in many different school settings, was the program manager for two separate student support programs. While there she managed and facilitated activities, events, field trips, supported students in homework completion, and managed a group of her staff. Ciera also worked in the Behavioral Health Department at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where she supported children navigate emotional, behavioral, and social needs.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Former collegiate athlete (Track and Field)
  • Loves murder mystery shows, novels, and movies
  • An avid "foodie" who loves cooking different recipes