Ron is the President and CEO of the Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation, an organization whose sole purpose is to improve the livability of the town of Naugatuck through economic creation and development. Ron walks us through a couple of
projects and tells interested students to combine their underlying passion for community improvement with tangible work and internship experience. The more varied their experiences are, the better equipped they will be to tackle future obstacles.
Christopher McCauley ’11 is a Learning and Development Project Leader for nonprofit education company, City Year New York. After spending an undergrad year abroad in France as well as his first teaching assignment, Christopher decided to come back
to the U.S. and tackle education from the nonprofit side.
City: New York
State: New York
Cindy is the VP of Operations for her own company, the Bailey Education Group. Her company works with public educators around the country to develop new teaching strategies as well as works with students to help make them even more successful.
Cathy is a retired sales and customer service professional who spent most of her career in the pharmaceutical industry. She urges current students to meet with all of their professors at the start of each term. It's a great way to start
building relationships that can open professional doors down the road!
Amanda is a Program Director for ESPN Radio in Bristol, CT. She oversee two popular radio programs, "Mike and Mike" and "The Dan Le Batard Show". As Program Director, Amanda oversees the production of each show, from content
planning and writing to booking episode guests. Listen to Amanda's story and find out how it all started at her school's career center!
Education (Bachelor), Journalism (Bachelor), Communications (Masters)
Radio Station Manager
Bruce is the Assistant Station General Manager at WXPN 88.5 FM, a Philadelphia music radio station. His primary responsibility is to produce content for both the terrestrial and digital platforms. The station is well known for their program
"World Cafe", a nationally syndicated show featuring live performances and interviews with musicians. Bruce works around the clock to produce this daily program, from organizing band load-ins to the host's interview prep and even post
production. Bruce also has a heavy hand in program creation, budgeting, fundraising, marketing, and sales. On top of everything else, Bruce also hosts a Saturday morning show himself!
Education (Bachelor), Organizational Dynamics (Masters)
Special Education Teacher
Amy is a Pre-K Autism Spectrum Disorders Teacher in the Orange County Public Schools District. She and her paraprofessionals work with 10 students throughout the year on learning environment readiness, social behavior, communication, and independent
functioning. Amy's overall mission is to get all of her children to the point where they can start the next school term in the general classes with their peers.
Student Affairs Coordinator
Tomika, the Coordinator in DePaul University's Office of Student Affairs and the Office of Multicultural Student Success, spends her days serving the students directly to make sure they have the necessary tools to succeed!
Mass Communication (Bachelor), Education (Bachelor)
Ashley is an elementary school teacher in the Highland Local Schools district in Ohio. She runs us through a busy school day, from morning warm-up songs to afternoon science experiments. Asides from crafting lesson plans and teaching her children,
Ashley is also a store owner on the online marketplace Teachers Pay Teachers where she can buy and sell lesson plans and supplies to and from fellow teachers.
Education (Bachelor), Education (Masters)