Rochester College Access Network (RCAN) is a program of Rochester Education Foundation. For more information on RCAN, to volunteer, make an appointment, or any other questions feel free to connect with our college access team below!
Sarah Johnston

Sarah Johnston

REF Assistant Director
585-271-5790x2
sarah@rochestereducation.org

College Attended: Buffalo State College

Fun Fact: As an Art Education major, Sarah enjoyed visiting the Albright-Knox Art Museum as much as possible — lucky that it was conveniently located across the street from school!

Specialties: FAFSA completion, FSA ID creation, general advising

Emma Gears

Emma Gears

AmeriCorps College Access Assistant
585-271-5790
emma@rochestereducation.org

College Attended: SUNY Geneseo

Fun Fact: Emma is the fourth member of her family to attend Geneseo after her father, sister, and uncle.

Specialties: Essay Writing, FAFSA completion

Jazlyn Melindo

Jazlyn Melindo

AmeriCorps College Access Assistant
585-271-5790
jazlyn@rochestereducation.org

College Attended: Nazareth College

Fun Fact: Jazlyn owns 15 plants! (and is slowly collecting more)

Specialties: FSA ID creation, FAFSA completion

Our Other Team Members

Pat Braus
Rochester College Access Network — Chair
REF Director of Policy and Strategy
pbraus@rochestereducation.org

Stuart Hencke
REF Executive Director
shencke@rochestereducation.org