Chicago Disaster Psychologist Recommends Pursuing Passion As A CareerThrough this position, Aten started the Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) to study faith and mental health in disaster contexts and to help people, congregations and communities live more resiliently.
Chicago Tech Specialist Enjoys Spending Time With Teachers, StudentsJennifer Vincent, technology integration specialist at Mundelein Elementary School District 75, offers insight into her position in a small elementary school district.
Chicago Nursing Professor Enjoys Mentoring And Coaching StudentsTiwanna Wallace-Agbenyegah, Assistant Professor at Chamberlain College of Nursing, offers excellent advice to those individuals seeking a career in the nursing field.
Chicago Mediator, Consultant Performs Job With Confidence"I love seeing clients reach an agreement and resolve disputes, especially in challenging cases when it is clear my services helped to make a difference. The feeling is very satisfying and rewarding," says Keisha Stoute.
North Suburban Teacher Awarded Grant For 'Buddy Bench'A teacher in north suburban Vernon Hills has won a grant for an idea she calls "a buddy bench," on the school playground reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
Chicago Elementary Principal Offers Students A Welcoming SmileAndrea Erickson encourages aspiring education leaders to "be a learner first then a teacher. The role of principal is lead learner and teacher. "
Chicago Nurse Works To Build Strong And Lasting RelationshipsChristy Sarantopoulos, Specialty Compounding Pharmacy Sales Representative/Nurse at JDiscount Pharmacy, shares the scope and responsibilities of her position.
Chicago Clinical Psychologist Enjoys Helping Clients Find Contentment"Spend at least as much time reading things your professor didn't assign; you'll learn more and find your passion."
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Finds Career Extremely RewardingRhonda Fried is a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Mathers Clinic in Chicago; finds her job to be very challenging, but also very rewarding.
Chicago CTO Believes In A Collaborative Work EnvironmentJennie Magiera, Chief Technology Officer for Des Plaines School District 62, supports teachers, students and staff with innovative tools.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan Resigning, Will Move Back To ChicagoOne of the longest-serving Cabinet members, Duncan is among the few who have formed close personal relationships with the president. After his departure in December, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will be the sole member of Obama's Cabinet still in his original role.
Chicago Psychologist Enjoys Being Conduit For Patient's Personal GrowthSteve Wodka, Psy.D., CEO and co-owner of a private outpatient psychotherapy practice, Personal Growth Associates, shares his background, his role and responsibilities.