YPS Webinar

Meaningful Connection between Mentors & Protégés
Akaylah Jaeke and Tracie Bowers, Madison College

Date: Thursday November 4th
Time: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Cost: $7.00
Credits: .1 CEU

To provide intentional opportunities for students and professionals to connect and share about their career path, wisdom, insights, and passion for the field. We will provide a facilitation activity to help Protégés and Mentors to understand and prepare for successful relationships that can amplify both the protégé and mentor’s careers.

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Akaylah Jaeke holds a BS in Exercise Physiology and a MA in Health and Human Performance, Akaylah Jaeke is a faculty member in Madison College’s Fitness and Recreation Management Program. She enjoys teaching future leaders and is passionate about the student college experience. She values meaningful connections to share ideas and aspirations. Two recent connections resulted in opportunities to serve on the Madison Area Sports Commission Sports Product Development Committee and as an Ambassador for The Women in Fitness Association. Akaylah is an ACE Subject Matter Expert and holds all four ACE certifications: Medical Exercise Specialist, Personal Training, Health Coaching, and Group Fitness.


Tracie Bowers is the Fitness and Recreation Program Director at Madison College. She has served as program director, lead faculty, and the Disney College Program Coordinator for over 10 years. Previous to Madison College she started the Adult Fitness and Wellness program at MSCR and taught at UW-Whitewater and Minnesota State-Mankato. Tracie enjoys staying connected and giving back through serving on numerous boards and committees. She is a proud recipient of the WPRA Recreation Professional of the Year and Wisconsin Leadership Development Institute awards, among many others. She has a great passion for teaching, serving students and finds great pride in seeing students develop into young professionals. Her favorite day of the year is graduation and watching the students walk across the stage. After 25 of them she still gets chills!