Dr. Carolyn Zachry
Director, Adult Education Office
California Department of Education
Dr. Zachry is currently the State Director and Education Administrator for the Adult Education Office in the Career and College Transition Division (CCTD) at the California Department of Education (CDE). Her office is responsible for administration and management of the federal WIOA Title II grant as well as co-administration of the state funded Adult Education Program. Prior to her time in the Adult Education Office, Dr. Zachry was the administrator for the office with the federal Perkins and state CTE Incentive Grants. She is currently a representative of the National Assocation of State Directors of Adult Education (NASDAE) Board of Directors and has served on the executive committee for the National Association for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE). Prior to joining the CDE team, Dr. Zachry was a county office program coordinator where she started a County Administered Adult Education Program. Within her 33 years in education she has also served as a site principal and teacher. Outside of education, Carolyn is on the executive board of the California State Chapter, P.E.O.