Academic Advisors

 
academic counseling and substance abuse treatment
ANGELA VARCA - M.ED.
Academic Advisor
Angela earned her Master of Science in Education as well as her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Wellness from Southern Connecticut State University.

Prior to joining Turnbridge, Angela was a teacher in the New Haven Public School system in a multi-age classroom. From this experience she learned skills to differentiate and individualize education to meet students’ needs. Angela is passionate about helping individuals attain their educational goals, recognizing the relationship between academic achievement and a positive self-concept. Angela believes in building connections with her students in order to inspire and motivate them for success.

In her free time, Angela enjoys spending time with family and friends, drawing, and chasing after her Yorkshire Terrier, Cody.
LOGAN KEITH
Director of Program Development & Academic Advisor
Logan is a proud graduate of Yale University. He is also a Pembroke-Kings Fellow of Cambridge University, a Sigmund Mendelson Scholar, and a veteran of the United States Navy.
 
Logan’s responsibilities include developing relationships with colleges and universities to create dedicated admissions pathways for Turnbridge clients, assisting clients with the college transfer process, developing/refining academic programing that serves the clients at Turnbridge, and instituting study halls and facilitating external academic support systems.

As both a transfer student and former employee at a College Campus Veteran’s Resource Center, Logan has extensive knowledge of the college transfer system. Also, Logan’s own path of pursuing education while in recovery gives him a unique perspective on engaging in the college experience as a sober student.

Logan is passionate about advocating for college recovery communities and veterans in higher education. In his spare time, he enjoys helping veterans with the college admissions process and advocating for underrepresented populations in higher education. Logan is also an avid animal rescue supporter and enjoys Krav Maga and Jiu-Jitsu.