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The Dakota Promise Program provides students, of Harrison School District 2, with an opportunity to afford a debt-free college education.
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Dakota Coach Selinea Moore

Selinea Moore-Allen

My name is Selinea Moore-Allen. I am a Colorado native and 2013 Pikes Peak State College alumni. I am grateful for my new role at PPSC as Academic Resource Specialist for the Dakota Promise Program. I have been employed with PPSC for over 10 years as a dedicated math tutor. During my time here, I have had a positive impact on thousands of PPSC students and have tutored a total of 4,138 hours. I am the Co-founder/Co-creator of the famous Student Support Services TRiO Math Attack. I enjoy creating unforgettable memories with my closest friends and family in my spare time. I look forward to also creating unforgettable memories with you all.

Centennial Campus (Room A200f) Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Monday & Friday coaching sessions by appointment only


Office 719-502-2433

Cell 719-258-0286

Brandi Kraft

Hi!  I am Success Coach Brandi Kraft. I moved around a lot growing up but went to college at the University of North Dakota where I earned my Bachelor and Master of Science in Mathematics.  I married my high school sweetheart, started a family, and have lived in Colorado Springs since 2003.  While new to the Academic Resource Division, I have taught college math for PPSC since 2010.  I hope to use my knowledge of the struggles that students face in college mathematics as a catalyst to facilitate conversations and advice. As a proud mother of three children, my oldest son in graduate school, daughter in college, and youngest son in high school, I understand the importance of succeeding at college. I look forward to helping you succeed in college by guiding you through all the requirements, resources, and services available at PPSC.

Dakota Coach Brandi Kraft

Centennial Campus (Room A316j) Alternate Mondays and all Tuesdays

Rampart Range Campus (Room N204) Alternate Mondays and all Fridays

Wednesday and Thursday coaching sessions remote only

Office (719) 502-2316

Cell (719) 318-0983



Dakota Coach Yajanetsy Ruano

Yajanetsy Ruano

Pronouns: She/They/Ella 

Yajanetsy is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, with roots in Nayarit, Mexico. They have always worked with Education in some capacity, and strongly believe that working in Education is in their blood. Coming from a long line of teachers, and educators, this path has always felt serene and predetermined to her. Her experience growing up UndocuQueer, and first generation, informed her practice and taught her to be a better advocate for the communities she belongs to and cares about. Yajanetsy recently graduated from The University of Utah with her MEd in Education, Leadership and Policy. She is excited to join the team, as an Academic Resource Specialist/Coach, support students in multiple and impactful ways and help them learn to navigate the Higher Education system. In her spare time, she rock climbs indoors, reads, and enjoys dancing. 

Centennial Campus (Room A200) Tuesday & Friday

Rampart Campus (Room N202) Wednesday

Monday & Thursday coaching sessions by appointment only

Office (719) 502-3444

Cell (719) 505-5147


Dakota Coach Dre Guy

Dre Guy

Hello, I am Dre Guy, originally from Silver Spring, Maryland. I have lived in Colorado for ten years; I am an Army combat veteran who served here in Colorado and in Italy in total of 6.5 years. As a former student, I will do my best to give you full authenticity and transparency through my experiences at Pikes Peak State College. I am here because I have a passion to encourage, inspire the youth, and push them to their full potential. My military background has given me the skills to adapt and overcome almost any and every situation I have faced.

Centennial Campus (Room A316d) Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

Wednesday & Friday coaching sessions by appointment only

Office (719) 502-2234

Cell (719) 629-8500


Mi’Asia Smith

Dakota Promise Ambassador Mi’Asia Smith