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Synergy Speaker Series Schedule

A quick overview of our speaker series can be found here.

If you are interested in participating, please call our school at 860-622-5999. Ask for Jean Riley, Synergy Guidance Specialist.

Talks occur at 12:40 p.m. in the Synergy Guidance Room unless otherwise noted.





Suggested Topic


September 1st, 2016

Setting/Meeting Expectations


Ed Figueroa


September 8th, 2016


Ed Orzulak

September 15th, 2016


Ed Quick

September 23rd, 2016 (FRI)

Attitude, Effort, Attendance

Jamarqus Winbush

September 29th, 2016

Productivity and Presentation

Sarah Brzozowy

October 6th, 2016


Melissa Todd 

October 13th, 2016

Collaboration with peers


October 21st, 2016 (FRI)


Goodwin College 

October 27th, 2016

Elevator Speech –selling self

Steve Higgins 

November 3rd, 2016



November 10th, 2016

Short-Term Goals


November 17th, 2016

Career & Career Exploration

Allison O'Keefe  

December 1st, 2016

Dos and Don’ts

Ron King 

December 8th, 2016

Financial Literacy


December 15th, 2016

Interviewing & Self-Assessment

 June Klemmer

January 5th, 2017

College & Career Ready


January 12th, 2017

Long-term goals why important

 Anthony Menard

January 19th, 2017

Long-term goals specifics

Joe Toner 

January 26th, 2017



February 2nd, 2017

Attitude success

UCONN College Interns 

February 9th, 2017



February 16th, 2017

Multiple Intelligences


February 23rd, 2017

Knowing your skills


 Nate Quesnel

March 2nd, 2017

Excelling with excel


March 9th, 2017

Applying financial literacy


March 16th, 2017

Budgeting your future


March 23rd, 2017



March 30th, 2017

College Plan

Bridge Program

April 6th, 2017

Career Plan


April 20th, 2017



April 28th, 2017 (FRI)

Productivity Habits work


May 4th, 2017



May 11th, 2017

Constructive Criticism


May 18th, 2017

Final Career Thoughts


May 26th, 2017


ALL invited back




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