Gator Smart Start

Gator Smart Start partners with local high schools, incoming students, and current SF State Gators to ensure students excel in their English composition (writing) and quantitative reasoning (math) courses.







Christa Amouroux

Christa Amouroux, Ph.D. (she/her/hers)

Early Assessment Program Manager

Christa has worked on segment alignment as EAP manager for nearly a decade. She earned her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from Stanford where she studied squatter communities and their relationship to the Danish state. Her passion for social justice and equity drives her commitment to student empowerment and success.

Michelle Kalus

Michelle Kalus (she/her/hers)

Lead Academic Counselor/Gator Smart Start Coordinator

With an extensive background in academic support, Michelle brings a desire to help students achieve their potential through advising.