Executive Director, Literacy Network
Jeff Burkhart brings more than 15 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations to support adults and families. He has a passion for developing practical and creative educational programming. Collaborators praise his organizational skills, and his mission-driven leadership.
His areas of expertise include fostering organizational learning, developing strategies for learner motivation, transfer of learning techniques, and understanding communication styles. Jeff’s work experience includes training, strategic thinking, community development and outreach services at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, and the Dane County Job Center. Jeff is currently the Executive Director of Literacy Network of Dane County, a not-for-profit organization serving adults and families.
He has also served on the boards of Wisconsin Literacy and HealthWatch Wisconsin. He holds an M.S. Continuing and Vocational Education from University of Wisconsin- Madison and a BA Journalism from Indiana University.
Specialties: teamwork, learning styles, learning strategies, learner motivation, organizational development
A panel of local experts— Jeff Burkhart, Literacy Network of Dane County; Candace Stohs-Krause, CUNA Mutual Foundation;Kate Katzban-Beren, Goodman Community Center; and Michael Rosenblum, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics— will discuss several aspects of best practices in volunteer engagement. This includes effective partnerships, how and why to measure impact, the importance of…