Jan Dierkes Joins EmpowerU as Vice President of Sales

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.

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