Director of Arts + Tech
STAFF + INSTRUCTORS
Casey Stratton joined WMCAT in 2021 as director of arts + tech with nearly a decade of youth development experience. Prior to WMCAT, he served as Y-Achievers director at YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids and director of program development at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids, where he oversaw the daily operations and evaluation of programs at three locations and an overnight summer camp. Casey is the chair of the Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) network quality committee, a member of the Michigan Afterschool Partnership Quality Committee, and in 2015-2016 served as a content expert in a professional social and emotional learning community. In his spare time, Casey is a professional singer-songwriter who has released 29 albums since 1995.