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About: Casey Macaulay

As a Program Assistant for Young AmeriTowne and International Towne, I enable each student to have a fabulous, fun, and educational experience when they are in Towne.

Posts by Casey Macaulay:

    Sponsor Spotlight: CoBank

    By: Casey Macaulay Published: October 27th, 2014
    The kiosks allow students to check their balances, answer a survey, order a product, submit a newspaper story idea, and more.

    Tremendous community partners and sponsors that make all of our programs possible.  We’re starting a series called “Sponsor Spotlight” that will highlight how these sponsors are making an impact in communities – and especially with Young Americans. Getting to know: CoBank Although… Read the rest

    Spotlight on Sponsorship

    By: Casey Macaulay Published: August 7th, 2014
    Towne sponsors received recognition above their respective shops.

    We’re starting a new monthly series called “Spotlight on Sponsorship” that will highlight the tremendous sponsors we have at Young Americans.  Get an intro here. As a non-profit organization we rely on the generosity of donors in order to run,… Read the rest

    Launching the Builders Lab

    By: Casey Macaulay Published: April 21st, 2014
    Students tinkered and assembled keychains to take home.

    A car pool variation of a bus stop to ease commuting’s effect on the environment, trackable stickers for your keys or whatever else always seems to go missing and an app for teens where they can post what’s on their… Read the rest

    Tales from Towne: Medical Center at a Glance – From Ambulance to Co-Payment

    By: Casey Macaulay Published: April 14th, 2014
    All Medical Technicians run a series of tests for each "patient" coming through the Medical Center.

    Childhood is augmented by the imagination and despite the fact 10 year-olds running Young AmeriTowne try on some grown-up responsibilities for the day, doesn’t mean they don’t enliven their day with some creativity. One shop where students really get the… Read the rest

    Tales From Towne: Advertising 101

    By: Casey Macaulay Published: March 31st, 2014
    A product and money exchange occurs in the Sign & Print Shop.

    At the beginning of the day whoever is leading Towne asks the students what to do if a product is selling out quickly, “raise the price!” is usually the general consensus. But then they’re asked what to do if a… Read the rest

    Tales from Towne: You’ve Got Mail!

    By: Casey Macaulay Published: March 17th, 2014
    UPS generously provides the uniforms for the Postal Service employees.

    Spotlight On: Parcel Service If you were to ask me which shop demands the most of its employees over the course of the day, the Parcel Service would certainly be somewhere at the top of my list.  A small storefront… Read the rest

    Tales from Towne: The International Towne Experience

    By: Casey Macaulay Published: February 24th, 2014
    Singapore stays busy handling the banking transactions for International Towne.

    Since starting as a program’s assistant I’ve spent most of my time in AmeriTowne, our program for 5th graders. Last week however was my first day running a world region on my own, PacAsia, which includes Australia, Japan, China and… Read the rest