Instructors

KERI GOSSARD, CDA, EFDA – I have been working in the dental field for twenty five years. First as a dental assistant, and then as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. I have worked as a dental consultant and have been teaching for First Impressions for five years. I am certified with the American Red Cross to teach CPR.

AMANDA STRAIGHT, CDA – I had the privilege of taking a dental assisting program in high school. Since then, I have worked in general dentistry as well as in periodontics (specialty dentistry). Teaching is my passion. I have been an instructor at First Impressions since 2015. I am also a certified instructor with the American Red Cross.

ANESHA BROWN, CDA – I am a graduate of First Impressions Dental Assisting Program.  Since graduating, I have worked in both pediatric and general dentistry.  Prior to my dental career, I earned a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and worked as a substitute teacher for twelve years.  I am thrilled to be able to combine my knowledge of dentistry and my love for teaching as a Dental Assisting Instructor.

Our Board

Keri Gossard, Austin Purvis, Dr. Melissa Mariani, Megan Boles, Dr. Austin Meyer, Emily Kibler, Kelly Bischoff, Amanda Straight