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Emily Walsh

Mrs. Walsh is a dedicated and passionate career coach with a background in social and behavioral science. She is committed to helping students and aspiring professionals achieve their career goals and has a wealth of expertise and experience to provide personalized coaching and support. Emily has a bachelor's degree in sociology from Bradley University and has worked as a substitute teacher for Peoria Public Schools, gaining experience in all five area high schools. In 2022, she joined Woodruff Career and Technical Center as a long-term substitute teacher and is now a Career Pathways Success Coach, helping students explore their career options, create a plan, and take the next steps towards their dream careers. In this role, Emily is also responsible for finding internship opportunities for students seeking real-world experience in their chosen fields. If you have an open internship position or are interested in discussing the possibility of hosting one of our students, Emily would love to hear from you. Contact Emily today to learn more and start your journey to career success!

If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my axe.

—Abraham Lincoln