Irma Johnson is the coordinator of the Office of Service and Engaged Learning at Kentucky State University. Within her role, she promotes and supports the use of curricular and co-curricular service-learning and civic engagement opportunities within the curriculum as well as the broad goal of institutionalizing service-learning within the Institution. She concentrates on projects involving community collaboration, service-learning, and adult learning that build faculty capacity for community-engaged scholarship.
Ms. Johnson works with various organizations, from those focusing on hunger and homelessness to youth advocacy and civic engagement. She specializes in conceptualizing and implementing grassroots organizing events and supporting collaboration between Frankfort community groups and the university.
She also serves on several non-profit boards and participates in several community advisory boards. She began her career teaching for fifteen years in the Franklin County Public Schools.
Her educational path began with a BA in Elementary Education from Kentucky State University and an M.Ed. from Georgetown College.
Roy Chappell Community Education Center, Rm. 102