While the close out of this school year and slow transformation into summer has been tumultuous – our staff team has had some transitions of our own!
We’d like to formally welcome and introduce you to, Zoraida Cordero & Kaila Shannon Barnes!
Zoraida will be taking on the role of Promise Corps Manager and directly managing the day to day operations of Promise Corps. She has already lead a school district wide virtual event to share alternative pathways after high school graduation, began outreach and engagement efforts to recruit next years 20 College and Career Coaches and is beginning to design the pre-service orientation all members will experience in August! To learn more about Zoraida’s background including 9 years in the Army Reserves and her love for German shepherds – check out our staff page for her full bio!
Kaila is joining us as the Career Pathways Student Coordinator and has already launched an outreach campaign to enroll 40 young people in our virtual Work Ready summer programming! Kaila is leading implementation of a financial literacy, digital literacy and career exploration track for all participants! She is also designing an additional weekly experience currently named “Adulting 101” where young people will learn skills that support home management and collaboration among their household. Check out our staff page for Kaila’s bio which includes her most recent experience at PA Career Link as a Workforce Advisor!
Welcome to the team Zoraida & Kaila!