Staff Profiles

In this section, we are pleased to introduce you to EDTEC's Entrepreneurship Senior Trainers.


Aaron A. Bocage
President

 

A principal and cofounder of EDTEC, Mr. Bocage earned a Master of Social Work degree with specialization in Criminal and Juvenile Justice and Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. He also attended the Wharton School where he participated in the Executive Training in Nonprofit Fiscal Management program. He is co-author of the NYE curriculum series and has over 25 years of experience in creating youth entrepreneurship programs.



George E. Waters, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Waters, also a principal and cofounder of EDTEC, has a BS in Education from Kansas State University. He also holds Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He has over 25 years of experience in training development, economic empowerment, and developing job programs for urban communities.


Lean Camara

Senior Trainer

Ms Camara has a BA in Journalism from Ithaca College and an MSW from the University of Pennsylvania. She has directed entrepreneuship programs for at risk youth and trained staff from a variety of  youth agencies in the techniques for starting an entrepreneurship program. She is co-author and editor of  The New Youth Entrepreneurs Intermediate curriculum series for high school students.


Dr. Stella Jean Horton , Ed.D.
Senior Management Consultant, Senior Training Specialist

Dr. Horton is a graduate of the State University at Rutgers and holds a Doctorate of Education in Anthropology. She also holds a Masters degree in Education from Rutgers and a Bachelor of Science degree in History from AT&T State University. In addition to her academic degrees, Dr. Horton is certified as a teacher and principal in the New Jersey school system.
Dr. Horton's professional expertise is in the areas of alternative educational methods, where she pioneered the use of entrepreneurship curricula with at risk populations.

Pamela Taylor
Washington DC

Sr. Consultant, Senior Trainer

Ms. Taylor directs the marketing and public relations effort for EDTEC from Washington, DC. She serves as training liaison to national organizations and coordinates conferences and large scale trainings.  With more than 20 years of professional writing, public affairs and policy advocacy experience, Ms. Taylor is working closely with Congress on legislation supporting national youth entrepreneurship education for grades 7 through 12. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Political Science from Syracuse University and has completed advanced training in media relations and management.

 

David J. Waters
Senior Trainer

Mr. Waters is a graduate of Lincoln University and has an MBA from the Katz School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. He is former Director of the PA Minority Business Development Authority. He developed and implemented micro enterprise training programs used by chambers of commerce and minority business development program throughout Pennsylvania. He has also developed and implemented youth entrepreneurship programs for the Urban League, Girls Inc, Housing Authorities and many other organizations.

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