Meet our Continuing Education Staff

Meet our Continuing Education Staff

Judy Ahern, RN-BS Program Associate

RobinAdministrative Support for RN to BS in Nursing degree program and off-campus credit courses, 215-881-7488

Judy Ahern has been a member of the Continuing Education department at Penn State Abington since 2006. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from La Salle University and has a background in marketing. Judy’s current responsibilities include working with registered nurses who are furthering their careers by pursuing their bachelor’s degrees in Nursing at Penn State Abington. Judy enjoys working with the nursing students to help make their experience at Abington a positive and fulfilling one.

Theresa Bloom, Education Program Manager

theresaCPE/CLE Program for CPAs, Accountants and Attorneys, ServSafe Certification, Personal Care Home Administrator, Assisted Living Administrator, Nursing Home Administator,, 215-881-7402

Theresa Bloom has worked for Penn State for several years. While her responsibilities have included most aspects of continuing education, she now primarily concentrates on these program areas:

  • CPE/CLE Professional Education Programs for CPAs and Attorneys
  • Personal Care Home Administrator 120-Hour Training
  • Assisted Living Administrator 15-Hour Training
  • Nursing Home Administrator 120-Hour Training
  • ServSafe Food Safety Training

Theresa is a Certified Program Planner and holds a bachelor degree from Eastern University in Organizational Management. 

Deanna Bosley, Education Program Manager

deanna bosleyYouth Programs,, 215-881-7339

Deanna Bosley is an education program associate in the Continuing Education department where she directs and develops educational programs for youth and teens and manages the Kids and Teen College summer camp program. Deanna is also an advisor for students interested in nursing.  Deanna is a proud Penn State mom and alumnus.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Penn State’s University Park campus.  In addition, she holds a master’s in Business Administration from Temple University and a Certificate in Project Management from Penn State Abington.  Prior to joining the Continuing Education team in 2007, Deanna acquired more than 20 years of experience in the management and teaching of educational workshops and programs for parents, children and educators.  She is passionate about helping and supporting all students.

Deb Bressler, Administrative Support

deb bresslerCourse Registration, Youth Programs,, 215-881-7396

Since 2007, Deb Bressler has applied the skills she learned in her past work experiences in education, procurement, marketing and retail environments to benefit the Continuing Education department at Penn State Abington. She holds an undergraduate degree in Education and a master’s in Business Administration.  Deb is a proud member of a three-generation Penn State family and enjoys sharing her Penn State pride while supporting students and faculty in credit and non-credit classes.

Robin Burgess, Administrative Assistant to Senior Director


Office Manager,, 215-881-7401

Robin Burgess’s career in education began in 1997 when she joined the administrative staff at Souderton Area High School.  Robin joined the Continuing Education department at Penn State Abington in 2003, completed the Penn State Office Professional Certificate in 2004, and is a proud Penn State mom!


Kaitlyn Condon, Administrative Support

Kaitlyn condonContinuing Education department support, 215-881-7400

Kaitlyn Condon joined the Continuing Education department as a staff assistant in 2013. Kaitlyn is a proud alumnus. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Management/Marketing at Penn State Abington. She provides support to Continuing Education, University Relations and Development.


Marie English, Administrative Support

marieCorporate Training Support,, 215-881-7407

Since November 2001, Marie has provided lead administrative support in the contract training office at Penn State Abington. She enjoys working with our corporate partners, providing high-quality professional development programs for their employees and being part of a team passionate about lifelong learning. Marie, a proud Penn State mom, recently graduated summa cum laude from Penn State with a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership and a minor in Labor Studies and Employment Relations.


Joy Fraunfelter, Director

joy fraunfelterCorporate training, 215-881-7487

Joy Fraunfelter has been with Penn State since 2001, during which time she has dedicated herself to bringing the power of Penn State to benefit business and industry in the Delaware Valley. As the associate director of the Continuing Education department, she is committed to helping clients assess their immediate and long term training needs and provide customized solutions that are on campus, on-site, or online. Joy earned both a bachelor’s in Education and a master’s degree in Instructional Systems from Penn State. Recently, she became certified by Korn/Ferry International to provide assessments using the 67 competencies model from Leadership Architect.


Sue Hopper, Administrative Support

sueSupport for off-campus credit courses, 215-881-7410

Susan Hopper began her career in education in 1994 at Cheltenham Elementary School. After working several years in the private sector, her passion for education led her to Penn State Abington in 2001.  She worked for Penn State Abington’s Business Services department for four years before joining the Continuing Education department in 2005.  Sue, a proud Penn State mom, is currently serving on the Staff Advisory Committee and manages the Leadership Certificate for faculty and staff.

Randy Ingbritsen, Assistant Director

randyCorporate training and off-campus credit courses, 215-881-7405

Randy Ingbritsen is the assistant director of the Continuing Education department where he promotes leadership and supervisory development training programs for Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Contract training program topics include health care, information technology, project management, team building, and communications. He also manages an onsite associate degree program in Letters, Arts and Sciences. He supports online and hybrid course delivery and has expertise in Adobe Connect, IMovie, Garageband, Voicethread, Streaming Servers and ITunes. Randy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science from St. Olaf College and a Distance Education Certificate from Penn State.


Kena Sears, Continuing Education Representative

kena searsCorporate Training, 215-881-7388

Since Kena Sears joined Penn State Abington’s team in 2009, she has devised multi-level employee engagement programs for human resource professionals who wish to engage and retain employees. Kena believes that customized employee engagement programs are the key to a client's success. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising / Public Relations from Penn State Abington and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Health Industry Management and Biotechnology. She currently resides in Philadelphia with her two children.