TEC Welcomes New Executive Director
The Transitional Employment Consultants Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of current TEC Assistant Executive Director Kendra Casella, as Executive Director. The Board’s action comes with the fullest confidence that Ms. Casella will continue to be an excellent steward of TEC’s mission and a leader and advocate for youth and adults. The Board recognizes that Ms. Casella is a leader who, with several years experience at TEC, is the right person to pursue its policy agenda.
With more than a 10-year career in operations, program management, and direct services in the nonprofit sector, Ms.Casella is sure to provide TEC with remarkable guidance and success.
“We are grateful that TEC’s new Executive Director comes from within; we know Kendra Casella to be strategic and proactive with community leaders and are confident TEC’s services and programs will continue to be a tremendous success under her leadership” Megan Marie Van Fossan, TEC’s Board Chair, said.
Ms. Casella says of her new position, “TEC has and will continue to play a unique and vital role in the promotion of workforce development with students and adults. I am honored to have the opportunity to lead TEC in engaging the community, and our critical community partners to fully realize our shared vision.”
Ms. Casella received her undergraduate education from the California University of Pennsylvania. She will finish her Master's degree in May 2018 from Waynesburg University.
TEC’s Board of Directors and staff would like to extend our utmost gratitude to Peg Fawcett for her service as Executive Director. Kendra will continue some of the projects Peg started during her tenure as well as incorporate valuable community feedback into a sustainable plan for TEC’s future.
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The mission of Transitional Employment Consultants is to assist individuals with disabilities to become independent, productive members of the community by providing job readiness training and placement into competitive employment.