Lea Ann Fairall joined the ATS staff in February 2012 as an administrative assistant for accrediting where she supports the directors of accreditation and institutional evaluation. Other responsibilities include providing administrative support for the accreditation visit cycle, educational programming, Commission-related events, and other accrediting-related activities.
Earning an MEd degree at Western Illinois University, Fairall brings nearly twenty years of experience in the field of education, including teaching at the high school and undergraduate levels, managing a regional night school program for at-risk youth, and coordinating cooperative work study programs. Her undergraduate education includes a BS in business/vocational education from Illinois State University and a BS in marketing from Bradley University.
An Illinois native, Fairall and her husband, Doug, relocated to the Pittsburgh area in 2007. They reside in McMurray, Pennsylvania.