Welcome to the LINCS Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) for Region 2

The LINCS Regional Professional Development Center Region 2 is housed at the Center for Literacy, Education and Employment, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The mission of the Center for Literacy, Education and Employment is to support continuous improvement in the fields of education and workforce development through training, resources, advocacy, and research. The Center has been a partner in the LINCS project for more than sixteen years.

Region 2 Partner States 

Region 2 Partner States include: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

Region 2 Staff

Beth Ponder
General Project Oversight
Center for Literacy,Education and Employment, University of Tennessee
600 Henley St., Suite 312
Knoxville, TN 37996-4135
baponder@utk.edu

Chas Durant
Learning to Achieve
cdurant1@utk.edu

Gail Cope
Partner Liaison / Resources
gcope@utk.edu

Bill McNutt
Online Courses / Technology
mcnutt@utk.edu

Aaron Kohring
Online Courses / Learning Disabilities
akohring@utk.edu