ProLiteracy is pleased to welcome Sonja Chernos as the new VP of Publishing for ProLiteracy’s publishing division, New Readers Press. She is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the organization’s current portfolio and future curriculum development as well as distribution of both print and digital solutions for adult basic education, English language learning, high school equivalency, and workforce development.
Sonja has extensive experience in curriculum development and portfolio management. Prior to joining ProLiteracy, she spent 13 years with McGraw-Hill Education in different capacities, most recently as the VP of Academic Design for Intervention, Adult Education, and Product Development Operations. Sonja holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental and occupational health science and a master’s in public health from California State University, Northridge.
Kevin Morgan, president and CEO of ProLiteracy said, “While ProLiteracy and New Readers Press have been developing effective adult literacy resources for over 50 years, we are looking for innovative ways to help adult learners access new instructional material through books and education technology. Sonja, with her experience and background, will be a tremendous asset as we explore new publishing initiatives that support our organization’s mission of increasing adult literacy rates.”