Peggy Hinsch, a Flight Attendant Trainer at The Travel Academy, offers students the opportunity to learn from an instructor who shares her 16 years of experience working as a flight Attendant and Flight Attendant Trainer. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communications and Business Administration, Peggy followed her passion for travel and began her career with Northwest Airlines.
Peggy brings to our students her real-life experience of working as a flight attendant, flying domestic and international flights out of Detroit, San Francisco, and Minneapolis. After just two years with Northwest Airlines, Peggy was selected to instruct for Northwest Airlines in the Flight Attendant Recurrent Training program as well as the Initial Flight Attendant Program.
She equips The Travel Academy trainees with the knowledge of airline terminology, hands-on and ground school aircraft training, and emergency management preparation training so that the student can go on to successfully complete flight attendant training for any airline and earn their wings. In addition to her corporate training career at Northwest Airlines, Peggy's substitute teaching experience provides students with an instructor with a proven ability to make the classroom fun and conducive to learning, while considering all learning styles and learning disabilities that students may face.
Wendy Boles, a Flight Attendant trainer and Admissions Manager, joined The Travel Academy team with 17 1/2 years of experience in the airline industry as a Flight Attendant, Purser, and a trainer in the Annual Recurrent Training department while working at Northwest Airlines (Delta). As an Annual Recurrent Instructor, Wendy taught Flight Attendant emergency procedures, smoke filled cabin drills, aircraft door operations, decompressions, ditching drills, and proficiency checks on emergency equipment.
Wendy has experienced international travels in many countries such as; India, Holland, England, Germany, France, Japan, China, Philippines, Manila, Korea, Haiti, South Africa, Switzerland, and Mexico. With Wendy's enthusiasm for excellent customer service and her many letters of recommendations from her satisfied passengers, she will bring students a wealth of knowledge in the travel industry. In her spare time, she is a motivational speaker and has motivated many men and women with her upbeat, enthusiastic words of encouragement through conferences around the world.
In addition to Wendy instructing students, she also is the Admissions Manager and assists with enrolling students into the 120 hour and 300 hour programs.
Travel Academy News
Follow Me and Follow Up
As career development is an important part of The Travel Academy’s curriculum, it’s only fitting that a blog post should focus on the importance of the all-important “follow up.”
So great! You’ve submitted your application and resume. You’ve been selected to have a face-to-face interview. You’ve gone to your interview and knocked the hiring manager’s socks off with your personality, knowledge, and experience. Now what do you do? Do you sit idly by and wait by the phone? No! You follow up.
In these modern days, a follow up...
Published: Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:52:04
It was another exciting recruitment day here at The Travel Academy. Today we were visited by the good people from GoJet Airlines. Once again, both the recruiters and the students were happy to meet one another.
After listening to an informative presentation about GoJet’s background and policies, students were called in for individual interviews with the recruiters. The students were clearly excited and prepared for the recruiters’ questions. A great deal of class time is spent on career development, and it definitely shows in the interview process. Travel Academy instructors stress the importance of knowing what points to include in their answers, but also remaining... Read More!