Corey Briscoe’s expertise spans the fields of higher education and politics. He is a staunch advocate for increasing the number of African-American males in higher education. He served on the Howard University Board of Trustees, where he worked tirelessly to increase the effectiveness of enrollment management and extend the opportunity for higher education to a larger number of African-American students. He also served at Coppin State University, where he directed recruitment and enrollment in the School of Business.
Briscoe is also an advocate for education reform at the K-12 level. His work focuses on eliminating the classroom-to-prison pipeline and strengthening core competencies to improve long-term educational outlook. During his tenure at Coppin, Briscoe advocated for preparatory programs to increase college-readiness for high school students. In addition, he implemented a data mining system to track the academic performance of students to assess the effectiveness of those programs. As an expert in higher education, Briscoe has noted the influence of foundational competencies on college admission, and supported school choice by advocating for increased funding and infrastructure to support enrollment in charter schools. Most prominently, he worked to strengthen funding and enrollment at Howard University’s Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS2) during his tenure as a trustee. Briscoe also supports common core and other measures that are designed to support an end goal of increasing college attendance, particularly in minority communities.
Briscoe is a native of Baltimore, MD and resides in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Briscoe has been the feature of numerous media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NPR, and ABC. In his free time, he enjoys spending time on his boat. He holds dual degrees from Howard University, and is a 2015 Master’s Candidate in Human Resource Management.