Nick Hamel has been working with Breakthrough Twin Cities since 2013. Before graduating from Saint John’s University, he spent summers at BTC as Teaching Fellow and Assistant Site Director. He joined the staff in 2015 and currently works with multiple programs and grade levels as a Program Director. He is passionate about the transformative power of education, and is especially excited about programming that fosters ownership and agency within students and educators. In his free time, Nick enjoys cooking, short fiction, and philosophy podcasts.