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Why McKinley?

Our Academic Leaders

McKinley College’s faculty is dedicated to your success. We provide:

  • Professional one-on-one support for your education and career
  • Experienced, degree-holding faculty in your subject area
  • Quality curricula and timely delivery of all course materials

Our Executive Team

Janet Perry, Vice President of Academics and Compliance
Janet has served adult students in non-traditional education settings for over 20 years.
Janet’s Bio

Jill Bear, Dean of Faculty
Jill’s passion is to empower students to meet their goals and dreams.
Jill’s Bio

Leslie Ballentine, Dean of Curriculum
She has ten years of instructional design experience.
Leslie's Bio

Our Degree Faculty

Name: Education/Credentials: Courses Taught:
Michael Adams
  • Bachelor of Arts – University of Pittsburgh – Studio Arts
  • Master of Business Administration – University of Phoenix
  • Master of Science in Computer Information Systems – Strayer University
Computer Science
Shazia Ashraf
  • Bachelor of Science - Walden University - Business Administration
  • Master of Health Informatics and Information Management - University of Tennessee
  • Master of Science in Administration - California State University
  • Credentials: RHIT, AHIMA, CPC
Health Information Technology, Science
Leslie Ballentine
  • Bachelor of Arts - Colorado State University - Technical Journalism, concentration in Public Relations, minor in Apparel Design
  • Master of Science in Design and Merchandising - Colorado State University
Fashion Merchandising
Jill Bear
  • Bachelor of Arts - Colorado State University - Social Work
  • Master of Social Work - Colorado State University
  • Credentials: LSW
Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, English
Brenda Blomberg
  • Bachelor of Arts – Colorado State University – Liberal Arts, concentration in Business and Journalism
  • Credentials: CPC
Health Information Technology
Judith Kaufman
  • Bachelor of Science – Regis University – Accounting
Nicole Kolopanis
  • Bachelor of Science - Maricopa Community College - Business Management/Marketing
  • Master of Business Administration - University of Phoenix
Business, Marketing