IPA would not be able to run and offer top-notch continuing education without the amazing support of our staff. This team works extremely hard behind the scenes to ensure that you are able to learn in the best environment possible without logistical distractions. Get to know the people who make it all happen!
As the Executive Director, LuAnn participates in IPA operations. This includes managing the office, hiring the workforce, and participating in planning and implementing long-term business objectives. LuAnn also serves on the IPA Board of Directors. Other responsibilities include course scheduling, technology solutions including the IPA website, and contract administration.
As the Course Coordinator she manages our course logistics, acting as the interface with the hosting facilities, ensuring the proper equipment is ready for courses and manages facility participants. Sharol also coordinates with instructors regarding course enrollment, confirming teaching assignments and materials, their travel, and facilitating communications between the hosting facilities and instructors and coordinates lab assistants. In addition, Sharol manages CEUs for each course and makes sure each course is approved for Continuing Education Units.
Karly oversees materials for all IPA courses, assembles course manuals, packs supplies for courses, ships the materials to the courses, and tracks return shipments after courses are completed, prepares course evaluations, and all materials needed for each course. In addition, Karly helps with various office duties.
Heleen (pronounced Hay-Lane) oversees course manuals for every IPA course, from layout design to print and inventory. Heleen also participates in creative design work, course video editing, and implementation of pre-course work.