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MEET OUR TEAM

Our team of specialists are seasoned professionals with a wealth of experience in education and a passion for driving positive change. Our primary focus is to empower learners and to create meaningful, engaging learning experiences that foster wonder, curiosity, and joy to promote a desire for life long learning. 

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Kevin Bennett, aka Chef KB, has over 30 years of experience in Culinary Arts. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hunter College NYC and Culinary and Pastry Arts Certification from Norwalk Community College in CT. He established KB’s Catering Company servicing private and corporate events before receiving his educator certificate in Culinary Arts. He taught students in the Connecticut Technical High School System at Henry Abbott Technical High School in Danbury, CT. Currently, he works with ACCESS High School students at WorkspaceCT and  enjoys his daily interaction with students of all ages and abilities. He continues to operate his catering company and food truck.

Chef Kevin Bennett

Culinary Arts Specialist

 

“Food should be fun."  

-Thomas Kellar

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Paul was the Facilities Director for Workspace Education when EdAdvance & CES acquired the 32,000 square foot building and, due to his high-level technical skills, was asked to stay on and continue his role for WorkSpaceCT. Paul helped to design the unique learning space and is dedicated to keeping the state-of-the-art facility in exceptional condition. Paul specializes in audio visual, lighting design, and woodworking. He has rolled out a new audio visual program and helps schools with consulting and rental equipment. He is experienced in working with secondary students and helps train high school students on new AV theatre equipment use. 

Paul Merchant

Facilities and Technology Manager

“People who wonder if the glass is half empty or half full miss the point. The glass is refillable.”

- Unknown

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Eileen came to EdAdvance in 2011 after more than years as an IT professional for a major corporate company. She started at EdAdvance as the Administrative Assistant for Interdistrict Programs. 

She then moved to the Danbury office where she ran the front desk and supported the Danbury Early Childhood, School Readiness and Community Service groups.

Once WorkspaceCT, Bethel was opened, she moved with the ACCESS 9-12 school and now supports ACCESS 9-12, WorkspaceCT and the Danbury Birth to Three groups. 

Eileen Luchsinger

Administrative Assistant

 

“When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another."

– Helen Keller

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WorkspaceCT is dedicated to maintaining an impeccably clean facility and Jose is an integral part of our team. He has worked for WorkspaceCT for one year and helps ensure that our facilities are in tip-top condition. He stages events so that our spaces best suit our clients professional needs. Jose also is onsite to assist our chef with banquet and catering services. Jose has an Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts and plans to continue his studies this upcoming year.

 

Jose Perez

Custodian

 

"A custodian's work may be invisible, but it's impact is undeniable."

-Unknown

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