Naisha Coley began her position with NC Youth Connected working as a health educator teaching adolescent health in WISH, a school based health center in Wayne County. The WISH center provides a range of health care services to students who might not have access to them otherwise. At the WISH center Naisha utilizes the Seventeen Days curriculum, which is an interactive youth "soap opera" that presents scenarios involving decisions that youth encounter in relationships. Naisha also implements Project AIM during the summer months; this program focuses on middle-school aged children on a group level intervention based on the Theory of Possible Selves.
Naisha Coley received her Bachelor’s Degree in General Science, with a minor in Chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University, and her Masters of Public Health from Eastern Virginia Medical School/Old Dominion University.