Get to Know Our Accomplished Instructors

CTS & Associates was created by three sisters in the nursing and health care industries. They are dedicated to providing education on medical preparedness to the Birmingham, AL community.

Call 205-719-0403 now to learn more about Tanisha Leonard or Cherelle Irvin.

Cherelle Irvin, RN, AHA Instructor

Cherelle Irvin, RN, AHA Instructor

Cherelle has been in the nursing industry for over 10 years and holds a degree from Lawson College. She has over 8 years of critical care nursing experience and holds an active nursing license in Alabama, California, Minnesota and New York. She’s a driven mother of two and is known as the “face” of the family that runs this organization.

Tanisha Leonard, RN, AHA Instructor

Tanisha Leonard, RN, AHA Instructor

Tanisha has been in the field of nursing for three years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Tanisha, the oldest sister, is married and is known as “the quiet one.”

Joshua Tate, CCMA

Joshua Tate, CCMA

Staff Instructor

I'm a certified clinical medical assistant, phlebotomist, and an EKG technician. He is currently working on obtaining his RN license. He is passionate about teaching life saving skills. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling.

Robert Leonard, Jr

Robert Leonard, Jr

Staff Instructor

Is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. After graduating from high school he attended Tuskegee College. He is passionate about teaching life saving skills to each of his students. He is an active member at his church and is the lead bassist. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and traveling.