Teri Brogdon, M.Ed., began her work with Salud Family Health Centers in 2012. She designed and implemented the Salud Career Development Program for front-line staff and established the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement where she is also the NIMAA Colorado School Director. NIMAA is an affordable allied health career education school utilizing progressive learning techniques and work-based learning, with students hosted in the most innovative primary care centers in the country. In her previous 11 years with the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Ms. Brogdon served as project coordinator for several grants with the U.S. Department of Education. She spent 5 years as professor with the School of Education and Human Development graduate program at the University of Colorado Denver. Ms. Brogdon has 4 years of experience consulting and instructional coaching for the Colorado Department of Education.