At Classic Training Academy, our home care provider training in Raleigh, North Carolina is based on our five pillars of success: Accountability, Faith, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence. We thrive on creating an environment of teamwork and participation where, through continuous performance evaluation, students pursue excellence and take pride in their work. We believe that the quality of our services is the key to success. We will maintain financial viability through a cost-effective operation to meet the organization's long-term commitment to the community.
Patricia Mathis, Director/Owner/President/Founder of Classic Services/NC Authorized Notary
Mrs. Patricia Mathis is founder and CEO of Classic Training Academy. She attended James Kenan High School and continued her education at North Carolina Central University and Durham Technical Community College, which paved her way into the medical field as a medical assistant. Patricia utilized this knowledge to work in various nursing homes, as well as Duke Hospital from 2006-2014.
As of January 2020, Classic Training Academy was established. February 2023 Classic Training Academy became licensed through the North Carolina Community Colleges as a Proprietary School offering various medical courses, entrepreneurship and CPR.
The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges is not an accrediting agency.
This will allow many opportunities for people who are undecided about going to college, a different career pathway. Patricia is a pioneer in her community.
Many long nights of dedication and persistence have brought her to this point in her career where she has started several other businesses under her umbrella.
Classic Home Health Care & Counseling Services, Classic Caring Hearts non-profit, Classic CLIA Waived Lab. Classic Cleaning and Construction Services.
Barbara Pollard, MSN, FNP, Program Coordinator
Barbara Pollard is an RN with over 20 years of healthcare experience. Barbara initially started her nursing journey as a Licensed Practical Nurse and decided to further her education. She earned a BSN at the University of Texas at Arlington. In April 2023 she graduated from the United States University with her MSN, NP. She held many healthcare positions throughout her career, such as Assistant Clinical Director and Healthcare Educator, where she taught at a local community college. Bedside patient care is her passion, in which she has worked on various units throughout several hospitals as a staff nurse or travel nurse. She currently works as a Post Anesthesia Care Nurse.
Alongside nursing, Barbara is a member of several professional organizations, including Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and is active in community involvement. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys traveling and hanging out with her family and friends.
Marisha Brinson, CPR/BLS/First Aid/BBP/CLIA Training Instructor,Home Care Training Instructor, and Janitorial Instructor
Tanita Hill, RN, CNAI Instructor
Carla Hooker, CCMA (NHA), CPT (NHA), Medical Assistant Instructor
The mission of Classic Training Academy is to teach students to perform at their highest level in the healthcare field and always put the patient's needs first. Our purpose is to encourage others to learn the skills and compassion needed to excel in the workforce. Classic Training Academy aims to provide the highest quality professional nursing services and to train and develop professional nursing assistants and healthcare personnel committed to rendering nursing care within the entire State of North Carolina.
Our Vision Statement
Classic Training Academy will be known nationwide as a college that produces superbly equipped healthcare professionals who are agents in the healthcare industry. We aim to improve patient care by providing professional, competent nurse aides and healthcare personnel. We teach our students to treat residents the way they would like to be treated. We encourage individual students to create a basic response to the changing needs and conditions in healthcare and senior care.