We are thrilled to share with you the arrival of BRYC?s first Chief Academic and Program Officer. Will Minton joined?our staff this summer and brings tremendous knowledge and experience to BRYC. Originally from the Pittsburgh region, Will arrived in Baton?Rouge in fall of 2008 after teaching middle school math for two years in the South Bronx with Teach for America (TFA).
After serving as Policy Analyst at the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) for two years, Will joined the Big Buddy Program?s senior staff as the Arts and Leadership Institute Manager in 2010. In this capacity Will oversaw WordPlay Teen Writing Project and Teens as Leaders. Given his experiences, determination, commitment to high expectations, and proven ability to coordinate large-scale programs, and develop relationships with students, Teach for America and community partners, Will is a tremendous asset to BRYC and will help ensure our growth for years to come.