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Meet Our Faculty

Nancy Schott

Owner and Director
Nancy received her Bachelor of Arts from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama after growing up on the beaches of Florida. She spent nearly 30 years around the dental industry as well as many non-profit organizations and now thoroughly enjoys helping students begin their new careers at TNPTI. Nancy likes to travel and spend time with her family which includes her husband and four children who keep her on her toes.

Stephanie Miller

Admissions / Educator

Stephanie graduated from Daymar College in Murfreesboro, Tennessee with her Bachelors Degree in Healthcare Administration. She has worked in higher Education since 2015. Stephanie loves spending time with her two daughters and working with non-profit organizations. She loves working with her students, watching them excel in their programs and starting their new careers.

Sarah Foster

Office Manager 

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.

Sheila Cagle

R.D.A. – 3 Week Course Instructor
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!

Jennie Picazzo

R.D.A. – 10 Week Saturday Instructor
Jennie received her Associates 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!

Lauren Lynn

R.D.A. – 7 Weeks Mid-Day

Kristi Oakley

Medical Assistant/EKG/Phlebotomy Instructor 

CJ Dunn

Phlebotomy Technician Instructor  – Evenings / Saturdays

CJ is a multi-skilled Phlebotomist who is certified in Therapeutic Phlebotomies, Hemodialysis, Whole Blood donations, and platelet donations. He is a certified medical assistant and Xray technician who has worked in a laboratory setting since 2010. He also is a certified through the American Heart Association as a BLS, CPR, Heart-Saver Instructor. His passion is helping others and teaching students to become the best they can be in any medical setting. 

What Our Students Say


The Ultimate Student Experience

At TN Professional Training Institute, we always give our students a warm welcome to our Murfreesboro, TN office!

Our Office

TNPTI is conveniently located off I-24 (exit 81) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee with plenty of free parking available. TN Professional Training Institute is in the South Church Centre across from Murfreesboro Hyundai.


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