Kristin Cannon, ABO, CPO

Instructor, Optician Program

BS, Animal Science from Virginia Tech
American Board of Opticianry Certified
Certified Paraoptometric

kristin cannon optician instructor.

What was your role prior to joining Penn Foster?
I worked with private optometry offices in the Twin Cities as an Optometric Practice Operations Consultant.

What most excites you about being a part of the Penn Foster team?
I really enjoy connecting one-on-one with students and helping them have that “Aha!” moment when whatever we are working on together clicks for them.

What are your hobbies and interests?
Baking, reading, being crafty, going on adventures with my dog.

What is your favorite quote?
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” - Eleanor Roosevelt

What advice do you have for Penn Foster students?
Don’t ever be afraid to ask for help. All of us have been there at one time or another, and your instructors will never think less of you for needing help. Supporting our students is what we are passionate about!

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