Mallory Deptola

Mallory has been in youth work for over 15 years.  Before receiving her Master’s of Art in Teaching, she had always been drawn to opportunities to interact with children and youth.  Her path has led her to working in daycares and summer camps, designing curriculum and events as a program manager with the Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania, and teaching theater and language arts as an international teacher in Mexico and Costa Rica.  

Currently, Mallory works at YouthBuild Philadelphia where she is the instructor for the Child and Youth Development workforce track.  She is excited to spearhead the high school program of the CYC program in collaboration with the CYCC board and Academy for Competent Youth Work.  She plans to utilize the wealth of youth-centered organizations in Philadelphia to ensure her students are actively involved in the real-life exploration of the competencies.