Milwaukee Achiever Literacy Services, Inc.
As president and executive director for Milwaukee Achiever Literacy Services, Tracy Loken Weber oversees four neighborhood adult learning centers, 1,200 adult learners and more than 300 volunteers. In addition, she serves on the Executive, Finance, Fundraising, Human Resources, Educational Affairs and Career Readiness Advisory Committees, and Tutor Learner Advisory Council for Milwaukee Achiever. In 2009 and 2014, she led Milwaukee Achiever toward national accreditation by ProLiteracy Worldwide. Milwaukee Achiever remains the only nationally accredited adult literacy agency in the greater Milwaukee area.
Weber was invited to serve as a National ProLiteracy Accreditation Site Reviewer, and is currently reviewing adult literacy programs nationwide. She is a recent reviewer for the U.S. Department of Education, serving on the National Commission of Technology and the Future of Teacher Education with the Association of Teachers in Education (ATE). Weber has presented internationally on behalf of educational technology and adult literacy issues through associations with Harvard University, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Health and Human Services, and Pearson National Evaluation Systems. Weber has also been an adjunct instructor in graphic design at Carroll College in Waukesha.
Weber's teaching background includes instructing for St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minnesota and at Bemidji State University. She has also held the position of elementary staff development technology integrationist on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation with the Cass Lake-Bena School District. Weber played an instrumental role there in incorporating technology usage throughout the pre-K-12 curriculum, and organizing district and elementary technology committees.
At Bemidji State University, Weber earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in curriculum and design and instructional technology. While a student at BSU, she also worked for Apple Computer as a representative for university sales and education. In 2013, Tracy was inducted into the Professional Education Hall of Fame at Bemidji State University.
She currently serves on various committees and board appointments. Weber was awarded the Milwaukee Business Journal's “40 Under 40” award in 2012.