About Us

Mission Statement

Our mission at Resiliency at Work 2.0 Career and Technical Education (RW2) is changing the FACE; closing the gap in the nation’s technically skilled workforce.

Why? It’s about creating and increasing equitable opportunities through education and training for careers in the technically skilled workforce.


Let’s go to Work!

Our Program


Take the first two weeks of training at no cost. Pre-register today.


Learn with and from industry-experienced instructors.


Increase personal and workplace success.


Ready for a career opportunity and/or further education.

"We teach people; not just curriculum." 

Joy uncropped

Dr. Joy, PhD
Founder, CEO

Expertise in engineering and STEM education beginning at the University of Notre Dame.

Certified in SEL (social emotional learning) through the PEAR Institute, Harvard University and McLean Hospital.

Samraje Rana

Technical Training Lead

Professional architectural and structural engineering designer, detailer, and drafter. Highly experienced in CADD, IT, and Construction Project Management.

Expertise in career and technical education teaching and training with distinction.

Sandra Bowden

CAD & Revit Instructor

Senior architectural and structural designer; 3D modeling, architectural, and structural CD’s.

A+ certified, network + certified.

Dr Lynn M. Miller

Dr. Lynn
Soft Skills Lead and Advisor

Experienced instructor, program and project developer, and administrator.

Experienced community engagement specialist.

Keisha McClish-Couts

Special Projects Advisor

Experienced instructor, program manager, developer, and coordinator.

Experienced community-based and crisis case manager.

Sean Crawford

Soft Skills Instructor and Advisor

Real estate, investments, and financial education services expertise.

Workforce development trainer on topics from financial management to effective communication.

Senior lead for district out-of-school time programming.

Our Values

Our values empower us to RISE to every occasion.

Resiliency in life and work

Integrity in all we do

Structure for
stability and change

Equity in education and in the workplace