Joann Kozyrev, Vice President of Design and Development, Western Governors University

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Joann Kozyrev is Vice President of Design and Development at Western Governors University, a position she has held since January 2018. In this capacity, Kozyrev leads WGU’s student-centered team of skills architects, assessment and curriculum specialists, learning designers and developers, and content specialists to provide students with personal, flexible and affordable education based on real-world high demand skills and competencies. 
Prior to taking on her current role, Kozyrev was Executive Director of Learning Innovation at the University of Texas System Institute for Transformational Learning, where she was a founding member of the Institute’s leadership team. She also led teams that developed college content in the fields of Psychology, Philosophy & Religion, Developmental English, Literature, and ESL at Houghton Mifflin and Cengage Learning.
Joann Kozyrev holds a B.A. in Russian/English from Juniata College and earned her MA-TESL from Penn State University. 
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