Give students a front-row seat into career exploration

Invite your students to Read to Lead: Live! - a student-centered webinar series that takes career exploration to the next level. By joining this webinar series, your students will:

Learn about different careers across multiple disciplines and industries.

Get an inside look into the leadership journey of passionate experts from around the country.

Engage in active discussions and ask questions.

Read to Lead: Live! is on summer break!

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Take a peek and save your seat for this school year's final upcoming career exploration session!

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Friday, November 5th, 1:00 PM EST

Broadway Actors, Brian Dillon & Celina Nightengale

Broadway Actors

Brian Dillon (he/him) is a professional actor most recently seen in both Broadway and North American tour productions of Disney’s Aladdin. He now teaches musical theater jazz dance at his alma mater, Boston Conservatory. Favorite stage credits include A Chorus Line (tour and many regional), Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mamma Mia!, and Disney Cruise Line. Brian’s calling as a musical theater dance educator for young artists has brought him leadership opportunities at Walnut Hill School for the Arts, The Boston Conservatory Youth MT Summer Program, Boston Children’s Theatre, The Barnstormers Theatre, The Governor’s Academy, and many local dance studios in the New England area.

Celina Nightengale is a Denver native who now calls New York City home. Her love for performing has brought her all over the country and she recently made her Broadway debut in the iconic musical Chicago. Prior to Chicago she was on the 1st National Tour of Disney’s Aladdin as the opening and closing cast. Other credits include: the Las Vegas Production of Rock of Ages and the Vegas review show Legends in Concert. Her love of theatre brought her to NYC, but Los Angeles was her first move after school. While there, she had the opportunity to work with Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, and Adam Lambert as well as choreographers such as Helene Phillips, Tovaris Wilson, Andre Fuentes, Adam Parson and JT Horenstein. She can also be seen as a featured dancer in the ABC TV series Wicked City.

Take a peek and save your seat for other upcoming career exploration sessions!

Friday, December 3rd, 1:00 PM EST

Meet David Pagano, Filmmaker & Storyteller

David Pagano

David Pagano is an award-winning filmmaker, animator, author of "The LEGO Animation Book", and the founder of Paganomation, a New York-based production studio.

David and his team use live-action, animation, photography, puppetry, and computer graphics to produce short films, commercials, tutorials, and music videos. David's work has appeared on Nickelodeon, CBS News, and in "The LEGO Movie".

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Take career exploration further

As a part of your registration, you’ll receive follow-up questions to spark and guide discussion with your class.

Pair this with one of Read to Lead’s free literacy learning games to help students develop literacy, life, and career skills and watch students’ confidence and literacy grow.

Take career exploration further

As a part of your registration, you’ll receive follow-up questions to spark and guide discussion with your class.

Pair this with one of Read to Lead’s free literacy learning games to help students develop literacy, life, and career skills and watch students’ confidence and literacy grow.