ACCESS Department At Kendall Has A New Director

Headshot of Jennifer Kross.

Jennifer Kross began her post as the new director of ACCESS (A Comprehensive Center for Exceptional Student Services) Department at Kendall Campus in late November.

“The ACCESS Disability Services Department provides supportive services and equipment to students with documented disabilities to enable their success at Miami Dade College,” Kross said. “The position of Director coordinates the delivery and availability of these services as well as the adherence to state and federal laws.”

Kross has worked at Miami Dade College since 2009, first as Single Stop director at Wolfson and Kendall Campuses. Most recently, she served as the interim director of Single Stop and the interim director of Advisement and Career Services Department at North Campus.

Before working at the College, Kross obtained a bachelor’s degree from Drake University in sociology, and then completed a master’s in education from Florida International University. She is currently completing a doctorate in adult education and human resource development at FIU.

Her office is in Room 2121 in ACCESS Services Department in building 2000 at Kendall Campus. Students may call ACCESS department at (305) 237-2767 or call her directly at (305) 237-2316. She can also be reached by email at

Ciro Salcedo

Ciro Salcedo, 19, is a mass communications major at Kendall Campus. Salcedo, a 2016 graduate of Felix Varela Senior High School, will serve as A/E editor for The Reporter during the 2017-2018 school year. He aspires to become a screenwriter or filmmaker.