Press Release

April 15, 2021 (West Bloomfield, MI) – The Painting & Disaster Restoration Academy, which provides training for high school students, Veterans and others looking for a career in a fast-growing, high-demand industry, announces that Karen Tiedt will be the instructor for their Core (Safety) and Disaster Restoration programs.

Karen Tiedt is the Mitigation Manager and Training Coordinator for SunGlo Restoration Services. Combining her 22-year insurance background with specialized training and field experience, Karen incorporates diverse skills and passion for training into opportunities for others to learn, grow and succeed. Even with Triple Master Status from the Institute of Inspection and Cleaning Certification (IICRC), which she earned in 2019, she continues expanding her industry knowledge every year.

In addition to IICRC certifications, Karen also has her OSHA -10-hour Certification and her OSHA 30-hour Certification. She is a Certified Lead Renovator and is an NCCER Certified Instructor for Core.

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Through recruitment, training and placement, the online Painting & Disaster Restoration Academy will increase skilled craft workforce in safety, painting, and disaster restoration industries by encouraging high school students, Veterans and others to consider these fields.