Tasha Seneca Keyes is a third year doctoral student at the School of Social Service Administration (SSA) at the University of Chicago. Tasha worked as a school social worker in utah before moving to Chicago. She received her MSW from the Univserity of Utah and her BA from Brigham Young University. Tasha is currently working on the Post-secondary Transition Project at the Consortium on Chicago School Rsearch at the University of Chicago to understand college choice and college match as well as how teaching noncognitive factors can help students succeed in the classroom. Her research interests including creating supportive school settings to increase sense of belonging and engagement for racial and ethnic minority students and families.