Miss Kennedy

Kennedy “Miss Kennedy” Tartaglia, EFDA, B.S Education Coordinator & Admissions Committee

Miss Kennedy started her journey as a Certified Nursing Assistant, back in high school, completing clinical hours at a local hospital. From her experience as a CNA, she quickly realized that nursing was not her dream, but dentistry was. Miss Kennedy started her career in dentistry at Palm Beach Atlantic University achieving her Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. She was fortunate enough to be recommended for a program where she could expand her knowledge of all aspects of dentistry at the Dental Assisting Academy of the Palm Beaches. She then continued through the Academy and achieved her State of Florida Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification, Radiology Training, and OSHA Certifications. She has completed experience in General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Orthodontics. Miss Kennedy enjoyed her time at the Dental Assisting Academy and believed in the mission that the Academy stands behind, so she sought to join their team. With the required Commission of Independent Education training, she continued to grow at Dental Assisting Academy. As of 2017, Miss Kennedy has been hired as the Education Coordinator dedicating her time to making sure the students achieve their maximum potential at Dental Assisting Academy and in their dental assisting futures. She believes that every student that walks through the door, will find their dental homes through the 8-week program. As Education Coordinator, she has implemented a new curriculum into the 8-week program that enhances the student’s education. With a background in technology and with Microsoft Certifications, she has integrated online components so that the student can optimize their success at the Dental Assisting Academy of the Palm Beaches. Miss Kennedy has not only strengthen the curriculum, she has improved the application process as being a part of Admissions. Her goal at the Dental Assisting Academy of the Palm Beaches is to make a quality system that will reflect on the quality student.