Our Partners

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The STEAM Train partners with other organizations to fulfill its mission.

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Tim Laubacher is CEO and owner of Sound Web Solutons, LLC, providing strategy and development services to startup web and mobile-based companies and to organizations that serve entrepreneurs. After selling his first company in 2010, Tim started Sound Web to focus specifically on serving web and mobile-based companies. Launch EZ, a service of Sound Web, is a platform Tim started that connects entrepreneurs with key resources in their community. Tim mentors aspiring tech entrepreneurs and is an active member of the Connecticut entrepreneurial ecosystem. Tim is best reached by phone at 860-305-5690 or email at tim@soundweb.biz. Tim co-leads the Fast Track STEM Career Academy along with Donna Hylton.


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Ramona Hylton is owner of Hylton Design, a graphic design business that seeks to reach the world with the Word through design. Hylton Design specializes in serving churches, ministries, and non-profit organizations with services that include: web design, print and media production, logos, sound, and animation. Ramona has a Master’s degree in Digital Media from Northeastern University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Information Systems from Central Connecticut State University. Ramona serves as the Fast Track STEM Career Academy’s tutor and design consultant.



Randi McCray is the Founder of, CT Urban Technology Collaborative; she is also an adjunct professor at Post University and Gateway Community College. Randi has worked in the field of IT for 15 years, now she continues to inspire young people in the field of technology through her STEM community programs. She is currently pursuing an advanced degree in Public Policy and Social Change. Randi partnered with the STEAM Train in offering a Mobile Application Development Programming Camp for teens.


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Shiloh Christian Church is also a partner of the STEAM Train. Meetings for the Fast Track STEM Career Academy are held in the facilities of Shiloh Christian Church. The church has also provided participants with laptop computers for use during their training program.




Middlesex Community College was the host site for the Mobile Application Development Programming Camp that STEAM Train hosted in the summertime for area youth and parents. The college also made a monetary donation to help cover the cost of instruction for the camp.


wesleyan picWesleyan University has partnership with STEAM Train and is the host site for STEAM Train’s Fast Track Web Development classes