Ray Tebout is an experienced justice program leader who provides a wide range of technical assistance, and training to organizations working with justice-involved and substance abuse populations. Ray is currently the Assistant Dean of Student Services for NJSTEP (New Jersey Scholarship and Transformative Education Program), an organization that facilitates access to higher education for people incarcerated in New Jersey state prisons. Prior to working with NJSTEP, Ray managed higher-education and work readiness programs at the College Initiative and Fortune Society and has consulted with a number of other organizations and businesses to help develop leadership strategies for empower staff with justice-involved populations.
Ray’s practice areas include Theory Y leadership development, HR management, college access program development,, and performance improvement planning. Ray holds a BA in Counseling Psychology and Economics from the City University of New York, and is credentialed in strategic human resources, addiction counseling, and strength based human service practices. He is currently completing his MS in Human Resource Management with Central Michigan University.