Dr. Kenneth Kunz began his career as a third grade teacher in the New Jersey Public Schools after receiving his bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and English from Kean University. In 2007, Dr. Kunz received recognition as an outstanding teacher through the New Jersey Governor’s Teacher Recognition Program. In 2014, Dr. Kunz received the Edward Fry Endowed Fellowship in Literacy at Rutgers University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Literacy Association.
Dr. Kunz served as an Assistant Professor of Literacy Education at Bloomfield College. He is an active member of the Children’s Literacy Initiative, International Reading Association, Literacy Research Association, and the Rutgers Center for Literacy Development. Here in New Jersey, Dr. Kunz serves as President of the NJ Literacy Association. He works for the Middlesex Public Schools as a K-12 Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction.
Passionate about literacy instruction, Dr. Kunz holds a master’s degree in Reading Specialization and a doctorate in Teacher Leadership from Rutgers University. He has presented professional development centered on literacy instruction in classrooms across New Jersey and at both state and national conferences and is co-author of Breaking through the Language Arts Block: Organizing and Managing an Exemplary Literacy Day.