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Our Staff

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Dr. Neil Guthrie

Special Education Coordinator

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Dr. Neil Guthrie

Special Education Coordinator

Clearwater

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Kistin Harris

Teacher

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Kistin Harris

Teacher

North East

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Jennifer Haslett

Payroll/Benefits Specialist

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Jennifer Haslett

Payroll/Benefits Specialist

Clearwater

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Jen is the payroll and benefits specialist at Orion Education and Training, Clearwater location. She is a Wichita State University alumni, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and a Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

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DeAnne Heersche

Education Consultant

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DeAnne Heersche

Education Consultant

Clearwater

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DeAnne serves as an education consultant, focusing on classroom management, instruction, school improvement, crisis planning, state curriculum standards, evaluations, and trauma sensitivity, among many others. DeAnne has her bachelor's degree from Southwestern College in Kansas in education and language arts. She has a master’s degree in language arts from Fort Hays State University, along with her licenses for building and district administration.  

DeAnne is a nationally recognized trainer for Lions Quest, a research-based social and emotional character development program. She was recently inducted into the Educator's Hall of Fame at Southwestern College, has been recognized by KASCD for her quality professional development, and has served on several state-level committees for curriculum, character development, and school improvement.

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Trina Hoover

Accounts Receivable

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Trina Hoover

Accounts Receivable

Clearwater

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Trina is an Accounts Receivable Clerk at Orion Education and Training in Clearwater. Trina processes the billing and payments to Orion and is the Accounts Payable backup for Loretta. Outside of work, Trina and her husband enjoy the outdoors, archery, hunting, and spoiling their grandkids.

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Debbie Ives

Administrative Assistant

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Debbie Ives

Administrative Assistant

Clearwater

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Debbie Ives received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration & Management and has served in a number of positions within the organization over the years. Her broad knowledge of the internal workings of Orion Education and Training helps her perform her duties as Administrative Assistant at our headquarters in Clearwater. Debbie spends most of her free time cooking and baking.

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Tanya Jacobucci

Education Consultant

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Tanya Jacobucci

Education Consultant

Clearwater

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Tanya is an education consultant whose focus is early childhood, ELL, Aimsweb Plus, and classroom coaching.

She received her bachelor's in elementary education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and earned her master's in curriculum and instruction with a reading specialist endorsement from Wichita State University. Go Shockers! She has taught kindergarten, third and fifth grade as well as online college courses. She is passionate about building a positive, collaborative classroom culture and helping each student find their strengths to thrive in and out of the classroom. 

Tanya and her husband Justin have three kids. Soccer, flag football, baseball and softball fill their schedules. When she's not chasing kids around, she enjoys running, reading, and most of all, traveling to Colorado to spend time with family. 

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Lori Jensen Wilson

Education Consultant

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Lori Jensen Wilson

Education Consultant

Clearwater

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Lori is an education consultant at Orion, specializing in curriculum and instruction, accreditation and general standards. She provides several workshops including Motivating the Hard to Motivate and Brain-based Learning. 

Lori has her both her BSE in secondary Special Education and Psychology and her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Emporia State. Go Hornets! Recently, Lori has been integral in developing the state-wide collaboration efforts of the service centers under the KAESA banner and has been selected to work with the commissioner on the redesign efforts of the state.

Lori is a mom of two beautiful girls and lives in Anthony, her hometown.

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Ashley Kerr

Teacher

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Ashley Kerr

Teacher

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Diana Kohls

Assistant Director of Virtual Education & Program Design

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Diana Kohls

Assistant Director of Virtual Education & Program Design

Wichita NE DCP

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Diana is the VIP/STAR Program Leader at both the NE Wichita and Rose Hill Diploma Completion locations. She formally taught Special Education at Bluestem High School and Prospect Day School. Diana enjoys playing golf in her spare time.

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Nancy Kohman

Teaching Assistant

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Nancy Kohman

Teaching Assistant

Wichita NE DCP

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Nancy is the Learning Coach for the STAR program at the Orion Diploma Completion Program in NE Wichita. She has an Associate of Science degree from Cloud County Community College in Travel/Tourism and Management. Nancy is married to Steve; they have two daughters and a son. She enjoys attending her kids’ activities, walking, reading and spending time with family and friends.

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Danille Kubick

Teaching Assistant

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Danille Kubick

Teaching Assistant

Rose Hill DCP

316-776-2000 Email

Danille is the Administrative Assistant/ Teacher Assistant at the Rose Hill location. She works with the adult, VIP, and STAR students. She has been working in the education field since 2004. Danille’s hobbies include scrapbooking, working out, and watching soccer and basketball.

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Jacqualyn Lattimer

Administrative Assistant

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Jacqualyn Lattimer

Administrative Assistant

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Marcus Loganbill

Teacher

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Marcus Loganbill

Teacher

Wichita North East

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Eva Maldonado

Teaching Assistant

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Eva Maldonado

Teaching Assistant

Wichita SC DCP

316-440-8880  Email

Eva works at the Orion Wichita Parklane site. Her primary role is as the Administrative Assistant, where her gifts of helpfulness and organization keep everything running smoothly. She is also a Teaching Assistant, supporting both ESOL and Odysseyware teachers. She is fully bilingual in English and Spanish, meeting the needs of both English speaking and Spanish speaking students. Eva is married to Alex; they have two sons. She loves being the only girl in the house. When she is not at work she stays busy as a mom of two under two and when she does have a spare moment, she enjoys shopping and spending time with her family. 

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