Welcome To Blueprint

Personal, innovative and fun pre-college summer programs that help you get ready for college – today. You’ll be going to college soon. For real. And with that comes independence, new opportunities and a whole lot of changes. From admissions to roommates, the Blueprint experience will help you handle it all.

Our Specialization

Personal
Innovative
Fun
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Meet The Team

What sets Blueprint apart from other pre-college programs? It’s the staff. Really. We specialize in creating a wonderful community from all walks of life. And we don’t leave anything to chance. Our standards are so high, our selection process so thoughtful, we simply sum it up like this: “Blueprint hires angels.” We’re a team dedicated to helping students get ready for college (and beyond!).

Michael Dodson

Michael Dodson

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

As Blueprint‘s Chief Executive Officer, Michael is responsible for Blueprint’s longterm development and strategy. After transferring from UVM, Michael received a degree in political science from Emory University. Although not a part of his original college plans, he studied in Italy and Egypt. He worked as an options trader at the New York Board of Trade before developing summer programs in 2005. Michael founded Blueprint with Justin in 2007.

Chris Foy

Chris Foy

Chief Financial Officer

As Blueprint’s Chief Financial Officer, Chris is responsible for all company financial functions and controls. He received his MBA from the University of South Carolina where he also received his undergraduate in Accounting and Management. Chris has over 14 years of diverse accounting and financial experience as a Manager, Controller and CFO in industries including education, insurance, investments, financial services, and manufacturing.

Todd Muller

Todd Muller

Vice President of Operations

Todd has been part of the Blueprint team since 2017, serving first as Director of Human Services and now as the Vice President of Operations. His main area of focus is ensuring our programs are the best they can be for every student. Todd has his Bachelor‘s Degree from Penn State University and his Master’s Degree from Marist College and has spent over 20 years in staffing, recruitment and operations management. He is very excited to work with such a talented team and privileged to be helping students get ready for one of the most exciting and rewarding times of their lives. When he is not working, he can be found having fun with his wife and three children, hiking, biking and traveling.

Clinton Dorsey

Clinton Dorsey

Associate Vice President of Logistics and Program Operations

With a passion to help others pave their way through this life, Clinton joins the Blueprint team as the Program Operations Manager. He is in charge of making sure the experience is one to remember and that each program runs as smoothly as possible. He carries a Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management and Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration. With an arts background, experience in education and a passion to counsel and lead, what better way to integrate these talents than to assist students in creating a Blueprint for their future college endeavors?! When not creating logistical magic, Clinton can be found hiking, camping or tubing when staying local; A hippy at heart. When not exploring local, he quenches his thirst with planning is next international travel exploration. There’s a lot to learn and experience in this beautiful world we live in!

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Ahada McCummings, Ed.D, NCC, LPCS

Ahada McCummings, Ed.D, NCC, LPCS

Associate Vice President of Academic Programs & Organizational Development

As the Associate Vice President of Academic Programs & Organizational Development, Dr. McCummings is responsible for Blueprint’s educational policy and academic programs, as well as overseeing the strategic initiatives for developing the highest levels of workforce talent and competence throughout all of Blueprint’s programs. Dr. McCummings holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Syracuse University, a Master of Education degree in Counselor Education from North Carolina State University, and a Doctor of Education degree in Global Training & Development from Northcentral University. She has also been certified as a National Certified Counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors and licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor with the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors. Along with her educational background, Dr. McCummings has nearly 20 years of experience counseling, coaching and consulting individuals and organizations in the areas of program/curriculum development, organizational learning, leadership development, and human performance improvement. Her expertise has been sought after and applied in a variety of industries such as mental/behavioral health, positive youth development, collegiate & amateur athletics, and secondary/post-secondary education. Dr. McCummings is also the founder of a sports-based youth development organization, and in her spare time can be found serving as a guest speaker at conferences and seminars that focus on the empowerment of women and youth. She can also be found coaching high school and club volleyball or watching her two daughters play volleyball on the collegiate and semi-professional levels.

Keith Cantrell

Keith Cantrell

Enrollment Manager

As Blueprint’s Enrollment Manager, Keith is responsible for the enrollment and recruitment of students entering our programs. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Sociology from Huntingdon College and has spent almost 20 years of experience working with students and their families in educational settings. He is committed to helping each family discover which Blueprint Pre-College program is going to be a good fit and provide a strong foundation that will lead to a successful college experience. In his spare time Keith enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.