Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Session Highlight: Choosing or Changing Your Career

This week we are highlighting a session by local speaker Elaine Riley called Choosing or Changing Your Career.

Session: Choosing or Changing Your Career
So going back to school or changing careers may be in your future? Learn how to determine your own strengths to choose a new career path, get tips on educational resources, and an overview on finding a job.
This is a great session for anyone considering a career change as well as those who are new to the workforce. College students and career professionals alike are sure to pick up valuable information from Ms. Riley.

About Elaine Riley

Elaine Riley has been employed at at Central Texas College (CTC) for sixteen years and works as a mentor, counselor, and instructor. She is currently the Director of the Career Center. She received her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Central Texas and is currently enrolled in an Educational Administration Doctoral Program at Baylor University. The Baylor University Scholars of Practice Ed.D. Program is designed for men and women with demonstrated leadership potential and a strong commitment to the education profession and to improving colleges and universities.

Ms. Riley moved to Killeen with her military family in the 70's and has been an active part of the community. She has volunteered her time and resources to various youth and adult organizations. She has a special interest in promoting student success and encourages students to set goals and recognize the value of education in achieving success. With 25 years of counseling experience, she helps students to look beyond their limitations to build on their strengths. Her belief is: "The better we prepare ourselves, and the persistence we maintain in reaching our goals, the better we can become."
Ms. Riley is active in several professional organizations and has held membership and officer positions. These include: The American Business Women's Association – Dynamis Chapter (ABWA), Pi Lambda Theta - Education Honor Society (PLT), Texas Career Advising and Placement Services (TXCAPS), National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA). She is committed to professional development in her career and dedicated to helping students pursue their dreams.

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This is just one of the many great sessions to choose from at this year's Central Texas Women's Leadership Conference! Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 28, 2010 and watch our website for online registration to open mid-June. It will be a full day of learning, inspiration, networking, shopping and fun! Bring a friend, sister, or co-worker and enjoy the day together.

* Vendor & Sponsor Opportunities Still Available *
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This conference is hosted by the Central Texas Area Council of the American Business Women's Association. For more information on ABWA, visit

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