Who is the YuthGuy?
The “YuthGuy” is Glen Dawursk, Jr.
Glen is a creative, energetic and "on-fire" youth leader and educator whose focus in youth programming and education has stretched over 26 years.
His extensive technology based background includes experience in radio, television, multi-media, computer and Internet development.
He has spoken across the country on technology's influences on our youth ("M3 & Me"), youth ministry development ("Eat Your P's" & “Generations”), and on the learning concepts of youth and children in ministry ("The Brains of the Bunch" and “True Colors”).
In addition to being a licensed secondary educator, Glen has written numerous technology-centered curriculums, original songs and plays, and various youth ministry articles.
Glen has a Master of Arts in Education and Administration, is a certified Director of Christian Education, and a KINDLE (Karpenko Institute for Nurturing and Developing Leadership Excellence) graduate. He is DPI state certified as a secondary educator in #300 English, #320 Speech, #325 Theatre, and #51 Principal (k-12 administration).
He is married to Donna and has five children: Amy (23), Sarah (21), David (16), Ben (14), and Matthew Paul (born fall 2010).
He was the founder of Fisherman’s Festival in Milwaukee and Rainbow Valley Christian Music Festival in Wausau, WI, has been a featured co-host on WCLQ-89Q in Wausau, WI and is a certified National Institute of Youth Ministry (Youth Builders) instructor (trained personally by Jim Burns).
Currently, Glen is the part time (20 hr p/w) Director of Youth Ministries at Mt. Hope Lutheran Church in West Allis, WI (a burb of Milwaukee), a fulltime high school English and Theatre Teacher for West Allis Central High School (Go Bulldogs!), and an Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 580.