Aaron Kohring, Director
Aaron is the Director of the Center for Literacy, Education & Employment and has also served in the roles of research leader and professional development trainer since 1999. He has extensive experience with standards-based education and has specific content knowledge and experience in the areas of Adult Reading, Mathematics/Numeracy, Learning Disabilities (LD), and Workforce Development. Previous work included a National Science Foundation-sponsored Project TIAN (Teachers Investigating Adult Numeracy), which piloted a professional development model in Adult Numeracy. He has also been involved in the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education’s (OCTAE) LINCS project by serving as the director for the Region 2 Professional Development Center and has been trained as a Learning to Achieve (LD) and Adult Numeracy Instruction (ANI) facilitator. Aaron has previous volunteer teaching experience in a variety of settings – one-on-one tutoring, ABE, GED, and ESOL.