Biography

Holly McCoy is the Executive Director of Literacy Services of Wisconsin. Ms. McCoy holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Secondary Education and a Master of Arts in Adult Education, both from Alverno College. She has developed several innovative High School Equivalency Diploma programs. One of those programs, a new Construction HSED created in partnership with WRTP/BIG STEP, won a collaboration award at LISC's annual MANDI Awards event and was recognized as an innovative practice by the U.S. Department of Education. Ms. McCoy has led two mergers and worked with her colleagues to make the agency a top-quartile AEFLA performer. Previous to her current role, she served as the Senior Director of Programs for Literacy Services, overseeing the programmatic operations of eight Milwaukee Area locations serving approximately 1,300 adult students annually. Ms. McCoy serves on several community committees related to adult literacy and workforce development.