Our Instructors

Paul Sturdgess BSc


Paul has over 24 Years of experience working in Health and Social Care in both the UK and the USA.


Paul has a Bachelors Degree with First Class Honors in Health and Social Care.  Paul is also a Core Trainer with the Department of Elder Affairs, ServSafe Food Handler and Food Manager Instructor/Proctor.  Paul is also a qualified Instructor with the American Red Cross.


Paul teaches the following programs:


Assisted Living Core Training (26 Hours)

American Red Cross Programs

Customer Service

Leadership and Management

ServSafe Food Handler and Food Manager

Assisted Living - Preparing to be a Caregiver (30 Hours)

Excellence in Service (28 Hours)


Monika Petrakos  RN, BSN


Monika is an experienced RN, BSN with many years of experience in the health care sector and assisted living.


Monika is the lead for our Certified Nursing Assistant Test Preparation Class, and also teaches many of the required Assisted Living Education modules.


Monika teaches the following programs:


Certified Nursing Assistant

Alzheimer's Level 1 and Level 2 + Update Classes

Food Safety Updates

Medication Management for Assisted Living


Robyn Dougherty


Robyn is an accomplished trainer, and is the lead for our American Red Cross Program and A.L.I.C.E After spending many years working in Group Homes, and then with the American Red Cross, Robyn has a wealth of knowledge that expands many areas.


Robyn teaches the following programs:


American Red Cross Program

A.L.I.C.E. Program


Felix Martinez


Felix is our Bi-Lingual Service Coordinator, and teaches and/or translates our programs into Spanish for our wider Hispanic community.  Felix is also the Skills Coach for the Certified Nursing Assistant Program, as an accomplished Certified Nursing Assistant, he explores the role in all of our practical sessions