EduConcierge is the premier real-time customer support service provided exclusively for EduCon attendees. The team has put together an EduConcierge mini-site with some important information about transit and tech support during the conference. You can also ask a question or make a request by Tweeting an @reply to @educonphilly or by emailing email@example.com.
Ellie Kreidie Chief Concierge
Gabrielle (Ellie) Kreidie, an SLA Senior, will be serving as the Chief Concierge at EduCon 2.9! Currently Ellie is a Youth Commissioner to the City of Philadelphia. Ellie internes at Community Legal Services and Turning Points for Children, two strong Philadelphia non profits, working hard to make life better for low income Philadelphians. During the summer of 2016, Ellie was awarded the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship sponsored by the US State Department, where she traveled to Jordan and learned Arabic. Ellie is always willing to help and hopes she can be a great help at EduCon for all participants! In her spare time, Ellie is either obsessing over every current news international and domestic event or cheering on her favorite team, FC Bayern Munich. If you have any questions before or during the conference, don’t hesitate in contacting Ellie on Twitter, @EllieKreidie.
Tomas Arango Assistant Concierge
Tomas Arango, an SLA Senior, will be serving as Assistant Concierge at this year’s EduCon. This is Tomas’ third year helping out a EduCon and absolutely loves connecting with all attendees. Tomas is a strong part of the SLA community and loves helping out whenever necessary. He is part of the Student Union at SLA and the SLA Music Club. He also is the captain for SLA’s Cross Country and Track team. Tomas is bilingual, and is interested in learning many more languages in college. During his spare time, Tomas likes to run with fellow classmates, play the drums and simply relax when possible. If you have any questions about EduCon don’t hesitate to contact Tomas on Twitter, @TomasArango.
Kaamil Jones EduConcierge Director of Presenter Services
Kaamil Jones, an SLA Junior, is the Director of Presenter Services for EduConcierge. Kaamil is an active member within the SLA community including in SLA’s Students Run Philly Style chapter, where he ran his first marathon. Kaamil adores Digital Video classes and works for Saxbys Coffee. Kaamil enjoys going to school and representing the SLA community. Kaamil is excited for this year’s Educon and can’t wait to help people during the weekend! Follow Kaamil on Twitter: @kaamiljones.
Rebecca Snyder, an SLA sophomore, is excited to be part of the EduConcierge team as Shadowing Head Concierge! This is her second year on the team and will be taking over as Head Concierge next year. Becca loves the SLA community and is involved wherever possible. Becca plays soccer in the fall and has also managed the girls’ softball and boys’ basketball teams. Becca is in the CTE digital video and photography program and enjoys this opportunity very much. Whenever Becca can, she loves to travel and be immersed in other cultures. She also enjoys finding new places around the city. Becca looks forward to helping you at this years Educon and hopes you enjoy your time there!