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James D. Cowley

Title: Continuing Education Instructor
Company: FSS
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

James D. Cowley, Continuing Education Instructor at FSS, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health care and continuing education.

Utilizing his academic knowledge in psychology and therapeutic recreation from studying at the University of Northern Colorado, Mr. Cowley desired to further his skillsets upon gaining certification in similar fields. A certified yoga meditation teacher, he is also a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and home health aide (HHA) by the Careway Health Institute and the State of California. He is also certified in managing residential care facilities for the elderly in the States of California and Colorado, as well as in assisted living management by Texas Health and Human Services.

Over the course of nearly one decade, Mr. Cowley has excelled in various roles in residential health care and education, having taken on his first professional role as director of residents and family services at Silverado from 2015 to 2017. From there, he went on to serve as an administrator at Cimino Care/Solar Senior Living and at Psynergy Programs between 2017 and 2020. For the next two years, he was the executive director at MorningStar Senior Living, while simultaneously commencing his role as a continuing education instructor for FSS in 2021, which he continues to do through today. Upon reflection, Mr. Cowley attributes his success to his father, John W. Cowley, who instilled in him a strong work ethic. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his son, the great outdoors and playing with animals. 

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