Dierkes Will Lead Company Expansion to Meet Surging Demand for Data-Driven Mental Health Support in K-12 Schools
EmpowerU, a leading provider of evidence-based programs that improve student motivation, behaviors, and mental health, announced that Jan Dierkes has joined the company as vice president of sales.
With extensive experience in multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS), Dierkes will play a crucial role in helping EmpowerU continue to meet the urgent need for student-centered resilience programs and interventions in K-12 districts across the United States.
“Jan’s deep industry knowledge of MTSS aligns perfectly with our mission of providing tiered-support programs that help students overcome non-academic barriers to their success,” stated EmpowerU’s CEO, Katie Dorn.
With Dierkes joining the team, EmpowerU is well-positioned to expand its reach and impact within the education community. EmpowerU’s evidence-based programs are designed to address the unique challenges faced by students, going beyond academics to tackle non-academic barriers.
Through its comprehensive approach, EmpowerU provides educators with the necessary tools and strategies to deliver targeted support to students struggling with issues such as social-emotional well-being, mental health and behavioral challenges, and other obstacles to achievement.
Dorn shared the strategic importance of this hire: “Jan’s expertise will contribute significantly to EmpowerU’s consultative approach to help schools deliver turnkey interventions and programs with care and effectiveness at all their tiers of support.”
Learn more at EmpowerU.education.