• Introduce minority students, first generation college students, and other educationally and economically disadvantaged middle school students to careers in nursing and other healthcare fields. It is also designed to enhance pre-college preparation of high school students interested in pursuing nursing, science and technology, engineering or healthcare careers.

Regina McKinney, MSN, CRNA

President/Executive Director and Founder


Teresa D. Piles-Horton, MSN, APRN, NP-C, FNP-BC

Board Member

Tammie Mitchell, MSN, RN


  • Undertake other activities as deemed appropriate to support the above objectives and programs.
  • Provide support to students through mentoring and tutoring in science and math throughout middle and high school years.

Toni Taylor, M.Ed, BS, BA


  • Incorporate programs to promote healthy living strategies and increase physical activity to prevent childhood obesity and other diseases.
  • Create partnerships with community health centers to increase exposure to health experiences in the middle and high school years.

Sharon Ridges, BS



Crystal Lane-Tillerson, PhD, M.Ed, MS, RN, CNE

Board Member

Our Vision

Nursing CAP, Inc. is designed to enhance pre-college preparation of middle and high school students interested in nursing, science, technology, engineering, and healthcare careers.  The organization will ensure students are well-equipped to become productive and responsible citizens.

Mission Statement

The  mission of Nursing CAP, Inc. is dedicated to introducing minority students, first generation college students and economically disadvantaged students to the fields of nursing, science, technology, engineering and healthcare careers through mentoring, tutoring, creating partnerships with community healthcare centers, promoting healthy and active living and promoting an atmosphere of comprehensive development.

Board of Directors:

Connie Webster PhD, DNsc, MSN, BSN

Board Member

Nursing CAP
Nursing Careers and Pathways Program