Janelle Kerns, MEd

Preclinical Exam Coordinator

Janelle Kerns comes to ACHE from K-12 education, where she served for 17 years as a teacher, a literacy facilitator, and a school counselor. She is married to Garon Kerns in IT, and together they have two children, Tori and Adrion. Janelle loves nature, traveling, and time with family.


  • Master of Education in Educational Leadership (University of Arkansas IMPACT Fellowship, 2020)
  • Master of Education in Counseling and School Leadership (Arkansas Tech University, 2015)
  • National Board Certified Teacher in Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood, 2012
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education (University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, 2005)
  • Associate of Arts with English emphasis (Westark College, 1999)

Areas of Expertise/Interest

  • Assessments
  • Relationships
  • Spiritual/Mental/Physical Wellness
  • Autism
  • Educational Research
  • Special Needs Advocacy
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