Vice President, US
As vice president of World Education, Silja Kallenbach oversees the organization’s U.S.-based projects and centers of expertise, including the EdTech Center, National College Transition Network, New England Literacy Resource Center, and SABES Program Support Center. Silja has 40 years of experience in adult education as a teacher, professional development provider, administrator, fundraiser, and researcher. From 1994 to 2012, Silja led the New England Literacy Resource Center at World Education. From 2013 to 2016, she directed Networks for Integrating New Americans, a federal collective impact demonstration project. Silja has an MA in bilingual studies and English instruction from the University of Massachusetts.