Meet Our Faculty

TN Professional Training Institute Staff
From left to right: Nancy, Sheila, Jennie and Brittney


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Owner and Director

Nancy received her Bachelor of Arts from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, after growing up on the beaches of Florida. She has spent more than 25 years around the dental field and enjoys helping students begin their career in dental assisting. Nancy has 4 children who keep her on her toes!

Assistant Director

Sarah grew up in Bowling Green, KY and attended Western Kentucky University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Administration. Prior to joining the TNPTI team she worked in an administrative and student enrollment setting for 15 years with Williamson County. She enjoys the outdoors along with traveling and is a mother to 2 young children who are active and keep her very busy.

RDA Instuctor

Sheila has been a Registered Dental Assistant for 17 years and has experience in all aspects of dentistry, including orthodontics, oral surgery and pediatrics. She is also certified in radiology, sealants, N2O monitoring and coronal polishing. Her greatest joy is teaching about dentistry and helping students begin a new career. Sheila has 2 children and 2 grandchildren to love!

RDA Instructor

Jennie received her associate’s degree in applied science and has been a Registered Dental Assistant for more than 6 years. Jennie has her radiology, safety and expanded functions certifications. She enjoys teaching about the field of dentistry and helping others get a start on a new career and a better future. Jennie has one precious daughter who brings her great joy!

RDA Instructor

Avi has been an RDA for 5 years, and received her license through TNPTI including several certifications. She enjoys being able to come back and teach everything that TNPTI has taught her and things she has learned throughout her career thus far.  I also received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a concentration in physiology and a minor in chemistry from MTSU in December 2018. Avi is super passionate about her career, and one day dreams to be a dentist. She also works full time as a dental assistant/business assistant which keeps her very busy.

Phlebotomy Instructor

Anjeanette has been a practicing phlebotomist and licensed medical laboratory technician for more than 20 years! She brings her passion for teaching and expertise to the classroom at TNPTI and loves sharing her knowledge to help the students in becoming a well-trained phlebotomist.