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Rich tulikangas

  1. 1. Rich Tulikangas Executive Director, M Ed.
  2. 2. Overview • • • • • • • Non-Profit Sector Senior Manager & Director Youth Workforce Development Leader Skilled Program and Organization Developer Strategic Partnership Builder in the Public and Private Sectors Experienced Grant Writer and Fund Raiser Successful Information Manager for Accountability Staff Team Builder and Manager • Father, Hockey Player, Golfer, Bicyclist, Lover of Life!
  3. 3. Roots in Upper Michigan  Selected for Michigan’s Boys State  High school class president  Post high school year of travel and work
  4. 4. University of Michigan  Social change volunteer work – Eastern Kentucky, NYC, Washington DC  Summer study in Yugoslavia  B.S. Natural Resources
  5. 5. Graduate Study     Interdisciplinary program in Education & Social Services M Ed. in Organizational & Human Resource Development, University of Vermont Doctoral courses in Educational Leadership Post graduate course at the Inter-University Centre for Post Graduate Studies - Yugoslavia
  6. 6. Broad Employment Experience  Merchant mariner  Wood products worker  Movie production assistant  Garden equipment salesman  Camping tour leader around US and Canada
  7. 7. Youth Professional/Educator        Hands-on experience working with at-risk youth Promotion to youth program coordination/staff supervision Internship to hire as state cooperative education director for Vermont Department of Education Creation of new statewide programs – Jobs for VT Graduates, VT REAL Enterprises Director of new school restructuring venture Loaned to Governor’s Office by Dept. of Ed. To create new statewide school-to-work office & plan Graduate course instructor and school-to-work professional development director at the University of Vermont
  8. 8. Non Profit Executive  Founding director of Linking Learning to Life (now Navicate)  Established 501(c)(3)structure  Led growth from local to regional to statewide organization  Successfully secured funding from over 75 public and private funders  Expanded to serve over 5,000 Vermont youth annually
  9. 9. Professional Expertise & Experience         Strategic planning Program and curriculum development Organizational development & management Training for educators and employers Partnership creation Multi-sector convening Budget development Staff recruitment and supervision
  10. 10. Contact:  Linked In public profile Click here  Navicate (formerly Linking Learning to Life) Executive Director   802-734-8170