MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

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Catie Milton

cmilton@kentschools.net

Catie Milton received her BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing ) and MEd (Master of Education) from Kent State University and is currently one of the instructors for the Health Careers Technologies Program at Kent Roosevelt High School. Catie is a certified American Heart Association instructor and teaches CPR. When she is not teaching , Catie cares for infants and their families at University Hospital’s Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital as an RN on the NICU Step-down and NICU. She has also worked in Akron Children’s Hospital NICU and at The Hattie Larlham Foundation as a nursing supervisor. As a registered nurse, Catie is uniquely qualified to bring current skills and practices into the classroom setting. The classes she teaches, Principles of Allied Health and Nursing and Patient Centered Care consist of both theory and lab activities where students can apply what they have learned using up to date medical equipment found in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. As part of the Health Careers program, Catie is the advisor for the Health Careers Tech Club and assists students in planning and implementing many service projects that benefit the local community such as creating quilts for patients undergoing chemotherapy, helping with the Red Cross Blood Drive and raising money for the Northeastern Ohio Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Catie lives in Brimfield, Ohio and is an active member of Newman Center parish. She volunteers at the Kent Soup Kitchen and with UH Community Partners at various events such as the Cleveland Brown’s Camp and Boo at the Zoo in Cleveland.

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Angela Textor

atextor@kentschools.net

Angela is an instructor for Health Careers Technoligies. Angela started her career at Theodore Roosevelt High School in the fall of 2011. Prior to coming to Kent Roosevelt, Angela was a staff member in the Athletic Training Department at Kent state University. During her time at Kent State she worked primarily with Women’s Gymnastics, Cross Country and Softball, while also serving as the insurance coordinator for athletics. Angela has a vast amount of clinical experience and was a staff member of Crystal Clinic Inc. as an orthopaedic physician assistant for 11 years. Her primary responsibilities were assisting William Pakan, MD. with the evaluation and treatment of patients, as well as assisting in the operating room for outpatient procedures. Angela received her Bachelors of Arts in Education in 1993 from Kent State University and a master’s degree in Career Technical Education in 2013. Angela is an approved Clinical Instructor and is an instructor in CPR/First Aid/AED training.


Kristen Vlajkovich

Kristen Vlajkovich

Kristin Vlajkovich received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Bethany College, her teaching certificate in Integrated Language Arts from Notre Dame College, and her Master’s degree in Administration from Notre Dame College. She is currently teaching College Prep English 11 and 12 for the Cosmetology Program, Health Careers Program, and Business Management Program at Theodore Roosevelt High School. Kristin is also currently serving as the English department co-chair and has been working on curriculum mapping and alignment within the English courses. Within the classroom setting, Kristin believes it is important to connect the reading and writing aspects of the curriculum to her students’ selected career program, while making sure they are college or career ready. Students can expect to be challenged with their skill development, critical thinking, and analysis.