Andre Fullerton (Coordinator) Before becoming the coordinator of Focus on Youth, Andre spent time as a youth worker for Tropicana Community Services, as well as an Engagement Coordinator for Toronto Community Housing. Along with his energy and enthusiasm for the program, he also brings an Educational Psychology Degree from Louisiana Tech University to the table.
Alexia Ampofo (Coordinator)
Also known as “Andre’s left and right hand”, Alexia is responsible for administration across all of FOY. Whether she’s in charge of the payroll for the hundreds of students that are hired each year, or directing the university staff, Alexia’s always hard at work behind the scenes making sure Focus on Youth itself runs as smooth as butter!
Michael Consul (Media Team / Training Coordinator) When he’s not coordinating the Focus on Youth Media Team, Michael Consul serves as a Student Leadership Coordinator for the TCDSB, in addition to being a certified 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Facilitator. A Mcgill University Graduate, Mike also been the recipient of the Teachers that Make a Difference Award, the Provincial Exemplary Practice Award, and the TCDSB Best Practice award. He was also awarded Teacher of the Year for 2016. On top of everything else, he’s also coached baseball, softball, volleyball, and badminton at the high school level.
The administration plays a large role as the backbone of the program, organizing and facilitating. They work behind the scenes propelling the program forward, and are a large role in the program’s success.
Focus On Youth University Staff
Our hard working university staff consist primarily of former FOY staff who have continued their involvement past graduation by assisting as coordinators in the three Footsteps to Success camps held across Toronto. Led by Alexia Ampofo, they work hard both in front and behind the scenes to make sure the Focus on Youth family remain functional.