Creative Connections partners with more than 50 schools in New York City. Many of the Success Coaches who implement our programs are working artists and entrepreneurs. All of them have extensive teaching experience and undergo comprehensive facilitator training with Creative Connections. Our coaches are college graduates, great role models, and have a driving passion to work with inner-city youth.
Alexa received her B.A. in Psychology at Pace University. Outside of work she loves to practice yoga, hike, and paint with watercolors!
Brandie received her bachelors at the Oneonta University and her Masters at NYU. She loves coffee!!
Guerdley received her B.A. in English from Pace University and speaks French Creole. She loves DIY arts and crafts, and repurposing old clothes!
Jenna attended American Musical and Dramatic Academy for an Accelerated program in Musical Theater Performance from . She's based in Staten island and worked the summer on feature film In The Heights!
Naliaka attended Northwestern University for her B.S. triple majoring and received her M.P.S. from New York University. She speaks Spanish and is a vegan chef!
Shenan graduated from CUNY Queens College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor or Arts in Art Education K-12. She speaks Spanish and loves to garden!
Stewart attended City College and graduated with a Bachelors in Media & Communication and his Masters in Educational Theater. He speaks Spanish, and engages in photography in his free time.
Wendy graduated with a B.A. in Art History from Case Western Reserve University, and completed her masters at Fordham. She has seven grandchildren!