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    Posted May 2, 2014 by
    Easton, Connecticut

    Andrew Barer: Experienced Coach and Mentor


    Andrew Barer is a coach, tutor and mentor with over 25 years of experience. Andrew is an accomplished educator, public speaker, executive and entrepreneur. He is also a creative and inspirational teacher, who is very dedicated to his work. His other expertise and experiences include organizing, designing and executing all manner of school-based events and activities. Andrew has also coached basketball at various levels, including high-school varsity. He is also a long-standing advisor to and active fundraiser for education-related foundations and several schools.
    With his unique blend of expertise and experience, he brings a great dedication to helping people overcome their individual challenges to grow and thrive. Andrew J. Barer is an experienced and accomplished life coach who can help you achieve specific goals, or attain previously unattained levels of excellence, or work successfully to overcome specific life challenges. He will help you grow and thrive by establishing goals and a clear plan for achieving those goals. Professionals can benefit from Andrew’s coaching when they are preparing for or are struggling with a job transition, or when they have an interest in enhancing their personal productivity and effectiveness. Professionals who are interested in improving their communication and general management skills as well as coaching skills can also benefit from Andrew J. Barer’s coaching program.
    Others that can benefit from his coaching include young adults ages 18-25 who are working on navigating the transition from high school to college or other post high school options. Also, young adults who are working to define their goals and personal interests, and others who are having difficulty adjusting to the ever-challenging leap from being a student to becoming an adult member of the workforce.
    Andrew J. Barer’s coaching can help anyone who is struggling with family relationships,
    self-esteem, managing and reducing high levels of stress and anxiety, dealing with major life events or transitions, or facing a serious illness. Any of these challenges can warrant seeking out a coach – and Andrew Barer can help.
    Andrew’s extensive experience and intense dedication help distinguish him from other coaches – whether it be in one on one, small group, or classroom settings. With passion and dedication, as well as his creativity, he’s able to help people realize their dreams and be their best.
    Andrew’s other experiences include being a senior consultant for The Baron Group, Inc. The Baron Group, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading providers of communications management, sales meeting facilitation, negotiation and problem-solving skills training and consulting. Andrew was the founder and President of EKKO Technologies, LLC. Some of his other experiences include being a founder and President of PPINetwork.com, Inc. Before this, he was Northeast Regional Manager of Champion Products, USA - one of the world’s leading athletic apparel brands.
    Andrew J. Barer graduated from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, completing his master’s degree in Psychology with a 4.0 GPA and being a member of the honor society. At the World Coaching Institute, he completed professional coaching certification programs as a certified youth and family coach (CYFC), certified executive coach (CEC) and a certified master coach (CMC). Andrew graduated from Wesleyan University, with a double major in Psychology and History with a concentration in race relations.
    Andrew Barer is a strong supporter of raising awareness for the warning signs of cardiac arrest and has done work at several organizations in this regard. He has been involved and active in volunteer and charity work in several Connecticut community towns of Easton, Stamford, and New Canaan. He is actively involved in the Common Ground Foundation. As a founder and director - he helps young people on isolated Native American Reservations gain the educational and social benefits of internet access. He also serves as a senior advisor for the Mycelium School. Mycelium is an international program which endeavors to endow the next generation of leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to address the root causes of environmental and social concerns. Andrew Barer has been an Outback youth programs director in New Canaan, CT. Andrew is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the Easton Learning Foundation, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing educational excellence for students in the Easton Public Schools.
    Former mentee, Brandon noted “Andrew’s intelligence, charisma, patience, and most importantly kindness, are apparent to everyone he encounters. His strong and caring guidance helped me through some very tough times and changed my life.”
    He prides himself on helping individuals overcome obstacles that have arrested their personal or professional development. Andrew Barer lives in Easton, CT with his family. Most of his executive coaching clients reside in New Canaan. For more information on his company, Wingspan Associates, please visit www.wingspanassociates.com.

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