Catherine Guerriero, a public service professional based in New York City, has dedicated her life to education and the protection of vulnerable individuals. For over 30 years, she has been working with some of the city’s most vulnerable residents. She continues to serve the people of New York as both a public servant and an educator.

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Prior to becoming a professor, Cathy earned her Ph.D. from Columbia University’s Steinhardt School. Her research focused on the political agenda of New York City’s public schools. She also received her Masters in Public Administration from New York University’s Robert Wagner School of the Public Service. Her research project focused on the policy agenda for students with disabilities and the New York State Board of Governors. Catherine’s undergraduate degree was from Wagner College. In addition to being a political science and English literature major, she also earned an honors thesis for her work on the concept of feminism.

Over the course of her career, Cathy Guerriero has held various positions in academia. She most recently served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of two private schools in New York City. Currently, she is a faculty member at Columbia University’s Teachers College. She is a leading expert in the fields of education and American politics. Catherine Guerriero has been heavily involved in New York City politics throughout her career. She has held various positions in the city’s political scene, including serving as a campaign advisor and a policy analyst for the Office of the City’s comptroller. In 2013, she became the city’s public advocate.

In addition to teaching at Columbia, Cathy is also a strategic planning consultant, where she helps schools, nonprofits, and small businesses develop their plans and strategies. She thoroughly studies the various aspects of the organizations’ operations and fundraising to create a comprehensive vision of their goals.

Catherine is a passionate community member who has joined various professional and personal organizations. Some of these include the Catholic Housing Association and the New World Prep charter school. She also serves on the boards of the Staten Island Stingray basketball organization and is a coach for both of the organization’s programs.

Cathy has also been a member of various organizations, such as the American Educational Research Association, the National Catholic Educational Association, and the NOIA. Her dedication and hard work have resulted in numerous awards and honors. In 2005, she was given an award by Columbia University for her outstanding teaching. In 2016, she was named the New York State Labor Council’s Educator of the Year.To learn more about Cathy Guerriero, find her on social media!

Successful Communication in the Workplace

Communication is important in your everyday life, but some people fail to realize how imperative good communication in the workplace is. If you don’t have good communication habits, then it’s going to be difficult to find professional success. Keep reading to learn about successful communication in the workplace. It should help you to understand what you should be focusing on. 

Listening to Others

Remember that communication is a two-way street. To communicate, you need to listen to others as well as voice your own opinions. At work, it’s going to be important to listen to what others have to say. Even if you’re in a managerial or supervisory role, it’s beneficial to listen to the people around you is beneficial. 

Good Nonverbal Communication

Many people don’t think about nonverbal communication factors, but they play a role in how you’re perceived. Remember that your body language can have an impact on others. Try to use good body language to convey what you’re trying to get across. It’s also wise to use eye contact to show that you’re focused on people during conversations. 

Being Clear and Concise

Being clear and concise will ensure that you avoid many mistakes in the workplace. If you need to tell someone something or give them an order, then you want the information to make sense. Try to deliver your words as clearly as possible without beating around the bush. Be concise so that what you’re trying to say will be heard and understood. 

Showcase Empathy and Friendliness

Being stiff and unfeeling at work isn’t going to do you any favors. You should try to be a friendly and approachable person no matter what your position at work is. Also, it’s imperative to be empathetic and to try to understand peoples’ feelings. People have an easier time communicating with friendly and empathetic individuals. 

Work on Giving and Receiving Feedback

Feedback is important because it helps people to learn and grow. Work on getting better at giving people feedback without coming across as negative or rude. It’s also helpful to be able to receive feedback and use it to your benefit.

Cathy Guerriero
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Public service professional