Vice President and Director, National Institute for Work and Learning, Academy for Educational Development
Ivan Charner is Vice President and Director of the AED National Institute for Work and Learning.
is responsible for the design, development, and management of multiple research projects and national programs dealing with educational policy, workforce development, teacher education, system building, and systemic reform.
has over 35 years of experience analyzing and evaluating federal, state, and local educational and workforce development policies and programs and providing policy options and recommendations.
areas of expertise include: school-to-career system building; workforce development; youth employment and development: school reform; teacher training and professional development; integrating academic and career technical education; school-business partnerships; work-based learning; and adult education and training.
Charner is on a number of Boards including NYEC, the Acorn Hill Children's Center, and Spoons Across America: the Source for Children's Culinary Education.
NIWL was a founding member of NYEC and Charner has been the NYEC liaison for the past 17 years.