Meet the For the Love of Literacy Team

​Dr. Kenneth Kunz, Founder & Literacy Consultant

Kenneth Kunz, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor of Literacy/Language Arts at Monmouth University and also serves as the President of the New Jersey Literacy Association and Board Member for the International Literacy Association. He began his career as an elementary teacher in the New Jersey Public Schools. Dr. Kunz has received recognition as an outstanding teacher through the New Jersey Governor’s Teacher Recognition Program and was awarded the Edward Fry Fellowship in Literacy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and English from Kean University (NJ), a master's degree in Reading Specialization from Rutgers University (NJ), and a doctorate in Teacher Leadership from Rutgers University (NJ).  Dr. Kunz is a certified Elementary Teacher, Teacher of English, Reading Specialist, Supervisor, and Principal.  He has served in the roles of teacher, teacher educator, reading coach, school administrator, and district administrator. He lives in Mountainside, NJ and enjoys reading, spending time with his partner and Maltese, gardening, and literacy research and writing.

Additional coaches are available by request based on the scope and expertise required for the literacy project.


In addition, For the Love of Literacy proudly supports the non-profit NJ Literacy Association (NJLA) network. These affiliates volunteer their time and resources to enhance the work of literacy in the State of New Jersey.