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3/17/23 Chapter Friday with Eric Torres (IN-PERSON and Virtual)
March 17 @ 6:30 am - 8:15 am
On March 17, the brudders of NCS New Canaan gather IN-PERSON as a community of men for some fellowship and fun. We will welcome Eric Torres, the Executive Director of Elevate Bridgeport, which is aimed at addressing specifically the educational deficiency within the Bridgeport Educational System.
Come join your brudders at the Ten Twenty Post Oyster Bar and Bistro.
- Breakfast begins at 6:30am.
- Meeting begins promptly at 7:00am and will conclude no later than 8:15am.
- Cover charge- $20
- As with all NCS events, attendance represents a commitment to honor our gatherings as a “safe place”–“everything said here stays here”. (It goes without saying that no cameras or recording devices are permitted.)
VIRTUAL CHAPTER FRIDAY
- We will try to broadcast the speaker on Zoom. NO GUARANTEES!!
Eric Torres is the Executive Director of Elevate Bridgeport (www.elevatebridgeport.org), which is aimed at addressing specifically the educational deficiency within the Bridgeport Educational System.
The Elevate model involves year-round programming, including accredited high school and junior high classes in 13 character-qualities and life skills, mentoring, outdoor adventure programs, and college and career preparation. Eric was also the founder and Executive Director of the Greater Bridgeport Respite Care for Children, providing at-risk youth who had difficulties thriving in a traditional after-school program with after-school care that met their academic, social, and emotional needs through mentoring, life skills, and character building.
Eric has 19 years of educational experience. Seven of those years were devoted to the Bridgeport Public Schools as a 3rd and 4th grade teacher. He then became the Assistant Principal for a PreK through 12th grade charter school in New Haven, CT.
Eric holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service, a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, and an 092 Intermediate Administration and Supervision certification from Sacred Heart University.