As an NVTI Instructor, Teresa Kangas brings over 25 years of experience that includes a variety of subjects and audiences. Her excellent reputation is based on delivering training funded by DOL-VETS, Specialty Grant Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment, the Department of Defense, and Department of Corrections (to name a few) to thousands of participants. She has been recognized for her subject matter expertise about veteran laws and issues, the Jobs for Veterans State Grants (JVSG) program, military-to-civilian career transition, career development challenges of the justice-involved, and disability topics.
Teresa is passionate about sharing her knowledge when training Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program (DVOP) specialists, Local Veterans' Employment Representatives (LVERs), veteran service providers, and program leaders. She is known for her ability to engage a diverse range of learners at all levels and always strives to deliver the most up-to-date and relevant information. Her curiosity and ability to foster a fun learning environment produce consistently positive outcomes. Teresa’s knowledge [combined with her] and training style, which is lively, open, and outcome focused, motivates students to learn the material and its application. Participants say they enjoy her ability to get and keep them involved, champion their success practices, and appreciate that she is skilled at addressing issues and challenges that lead to increased job performance after training.
Teresa lives in beautiful Colorado and enjoys a ranch lifestyle with her husband and horses. She’s an active equestrian, continuously training and riding horses in the mountains and other ride destinations.
Teresa always looks forward to interacting with you and assisting you throughout the classes she delivers!