Our Key Personnel
Our Team is educated, skilled, personable, and understands your specific project needs.
Ann is a determined, working owner, and instructor-facilitator. She is the acting product manager for Pearson’s Schoolnet program. As a former teacher with 15 years of classroom experience, Ann began integrating technology into her Language Arts curriculum in 1983. Since establishing PES, she has been involved in developing new and innovative educational software lessons in core curriculum areas for face-to-face and online delivery. Ann is a Purdue University graduate with a B.S. and M.S. in Education, and currently serves on the Purdue University College of Education Dean's Advisory Board. She has taught integrating technology and project-based learning courses at Purdue University and provides an enthusiastic and thorough approach to learning. Passionate about her family, Ann creates wonderful memories through hand made creations and is a consummate chef, entertainer, and lover of Hawaii.
Today the American knight holds the commercial supremacy of the world.- Betsy Ross
Jenni is a committed visionary, working owner, and instructor-facilitator. Jenni has created and delivered professional development and implementation solutions for school districts and businesses since 1999. She develops instructional materials for on-site professional development workshops, distance learning workshops, and continuing education classes, as well as substantial grant research and writing. In addition to an M.S. in Adult Education and a B.S. in Business Administration and Management, Jenni holds numerous instructional certifications including: Organizational Leadership and Supervision Certificate, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis; PowerSchool Advanced Certification Program, Pearson; PowerSchool Scheduler Certification Program, Pearson; Grant Administrator (IN), Federal Community Development Block Grant Program; Parent Expectations Support Achievement (PESA) Certified Instructor; Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement (TESA) Certified Instructor; True Colors Certified Instructor. Jenni’s time away from the office centers on her sons, their academic excellence, high achievements in 4-H, scouting, athletics and other community events. This dedication highlights her true talents and passion for building rounded people for their future success.
Everything I do on this journey is for my people.- Sacagawea
Amy (Sheppard) Doss
Business Development and Client Relations Manager
Connecting with people to improve business environments and solve problems is Amy’s career passion. Her experience in Ed Tech helped build and launch a Professional Development Division for Sunburst Learning Solutions, supporting K-12 and 21st Century Learning. She secures successful partnerships with client companies, including instructor searches, quality assurance, and on-boarding as key elements of PES client company satisfaction. Volunteering with ESL programs, and participation with neighborhood and senior workshops are an important part of Amy’s involvement with learning in the local community. A Colorado State University alum, Amy celebrates a deep attachment to the Rocky Mountain West.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest
is merely tenacity.- Amelia Earhart
Board Member and Clinton County Commissioner
Outstanding in his field, Alan is the Vice President of Charles Dunn Farms, Inc. farming over 3000 acres in Clinton County, Indiana. In addition to serving on the Professional Education Solutions, Inc. board, Alan is President of the County Council in Clinton County, Indiana, President of the Frankfort Airport Board, and President of the Clinton County Community Foundation. By far his most vital role is as Dad to his two sons. Alan is a Butler University graduate.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.- Winston Churchill
Kristen is the accounting professional and organizational mastermind keeping back-end efficiencies and payroll operations in solid order. Kristen’s “spare” time centers on lots of shuttling and cheering for the competitive sporting events of her two growing athletes.
I touch the future. I Teach. Reach for the stars.- Christa McAuliffe
Board Member and Instructor
Acting instructor and board member, Joel Barnes holds a Ph.D. in Education Administration from Purdue University and served in High School Administration for a number of years. Retiring from his business as Financial Advisor gave him time to reconnect with the learning community and participants in an instructional setting. A runner, Joel stays connected to the energy of his 9-year-old self, a position that is deeply admired by his local grandsons, and all those who know his boundless spirit.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.- Albert Einstein