Honors College Graduate, BAE, Special Ed., MEd Gifted Ed., Doctoral Student, Founder and CEO
Holly is earning her Doctor of Philosophy, General Psychology with an emphasis in Cognition and Instruction. She has completed ethical training through COLLABORATIVE INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING INITIATIVE (CITI PROGRAM). Holly is qualified to identify students with giftedness and certified to screen them for Irlen Syndrome. Her personal mission is to help as many students as possible reach their highest potentials.
Meet Our Team
The Governing Board Of Directors
Our Governing Board of Directors have deep expertise and unlimited enthusiasm to support the Academic Solutions USA mission
Strategic Marketing and Branding Expert
Lisa developed Lisa Cole Brands from her successful events at Nordstrom. She became one of the first employee consultants to the company. Her media credits include the LA Times, Santa Barbara Magazine, and Orange County Magazine to name a few. She received an award of merit from the City of Los Angeles for her work with women and breast cancer survivors.
Helping women to "thrive and be confident" is her mission and purpose. She is honored to be a part of the vision of Holly Armstrong.
CEO & Founder, Point of Contact Foundation
Master of Education School Counseling and Administration. Ken has extensive experience in K-12 Public and Private Schools as a teacher, principal, coach, and counselor. He was employed at two boys' ranches and the North Dakota Youth Correction Center. Ken is currently the Crisis Counselor for 800 students at Bobby Duke Middle School, Coachella, California. He owned Maher Management Consulting and was part owner of Dakota West Publishing.
Master's Degree in General Experimental Psychology, Dual PPS Credential in School Counseling and School Psychology - California State San Bernardino University. Michele was born and raised in California and has assessed and worked with pre K-12 grade students with the following: ADD, Autism spectrum disorder, self-regulation disorder, emotional disturbance, and specific learning disabilities. During her free time, Michele enjoys being outdoors to run, take walks, and spend time with her children.
Our Advisory Board
Cindy Armstrong, CFO
Kathy Armstrong, Special Events
Dawne Duncan, Non-profit Development Consultant
Diana Hamby, Fund Raising