Meet our Student Support Specialists!
Located in the Student Support Lounge at the Dean of Students Office in Rubenstein Hall 003, our Student Support Specialists are available to meet with students Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. The Student Support Specialists also host open office hours daily from 11:00am-12:00pm and 3:00pm-4:00pm. If you'd like to meet with a Support Specialist, but cannot due to your Co-op employment, please email the Support Specialist to schedule a time.
Jesse Aparicio Correia (he-him-his pronouns) has worked at Wentworth since 2008 and joined the Support Specialist team in June 2021. Jesse meets with students who are experiencing some personal difficulty that impedes their academic success. Jesse manages the financial hardship resources offered to students at Wentworth, including the Student Emergency Fund, WITwear, the Leopard Food Pantry, and Supply Closet. He also closely works with, and supports, our International, Undocumented, BIPOC, AAIP, and Commuter student populations. Jesse is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.
Kayla Schneider (she-her-hers pronouns) has been supporting student success at Wentworth since 2021 and joined the Student Support Specialist Team in December 2022. Kayla works with students who are experiencing challenges that impede their academic success. Kayla manages Medical Leave of Absences, the 'Who Can Help' support portal, and works closely with, and supports, our women-identifying students and LGBTQIA+ students. Kayla loves to ski, watch sunrises at the beach, and spend time with her loved ones.