ESP Biography



CAITLIN DERMODY, Smiling since 1995




Major: Sociology with Education

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2018

Picture of Caitlin Dermody

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Caitlin is a junior at Yale University. She believes in the power of one's mindset to create meaningful impact on others and within the world. Outside of teaching for Splash and Sprout, Caitlin interns at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, volunteers at Calvin Hill Preschool, and works at her college buttery! Caitlin is passionate about education, problem solving, and ice cream.



Past Classes

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Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Sprout Fall 17
Learn how emotions, positivity, and optimism can improve your school experience!


Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Sprout Spring 17
Let the Sunshine In and Turn that Frown Upside Down! This class instructs students on how to use the power of a positive attitude to make any day a little brighter. By recognizing the benefits of a positive outlook on life themselves, students will be able to help others find the light in any situation.


Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Splash Fall 16
Learn strategies and practice ideas to create an impact on your life!


Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Sprout Fall 16
Harness the power of optimism into positivity to improve your Outlook on life!


Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Splash Spring 16
Come see the sunny side of life!


Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Sprout Spring 16
Discover the world of Positivity with a sweet treat learning experience.


Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Splash Fall 15
Discover what it means to be positive!


Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Sprout Fall 15
Let the sunshine in and learn about the benefits of living life with an optimistic attitude!


Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Sprout Spring 15
Learn how to approach everyday life through positivity and an optimistic attitude through fun examples and activities!


Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Splash Fall 14
How does your attitude affect your actions? Learn all about the benefits of positivity with this fun and engaging class!


Positivity: The Power of Optimism in Sprout Fall 2014
Let the Sunshine In and Turn that Frown Upside Down! This class instructs students on how to use the power of a positive attitude to make any day a little brighter. By recognizing the benefits of a positive outlook on life themselves, students will be able to help others find the light in any situation.