Dr. Johnna Weller
Chief Academic Officer
Johnna Weller is Chief Academic Officer at Learning Care Group, a position she has held since August 2022.
Weller is responsible for leading all aspects of Learning Care Group’s educational mission – including refining curricula, instruction, pedagogy, learning, and the policies and practices that address academic achievement. Reporting to Learning Care Group Chief Operating Officer Nick Strange, she works closely with the company's directors and teachers to maximize support for further enhancing the innovative educational resources and best practices that nurture whole child development, ensure school readiness, and deliver great experiences for students and teachers alike.
Weller’s background encompasses more than 25 years of experience as a classroom teacher, special education teacher, reading specialist, literacy coach, supervisor of curriculum and instruction, and Assistant Superintendent. Prior to joining Learning Care Group, she was Director of Early Childhood Programs for Goddard Systems. Her previous experience includes serving as Director of Professional Learning for Discovery Education. She has taught graduate courses and served as a consultant in several school districts, as well as participating on various state and national committees related to the Common Core State Standards.
Weller holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Immaculata University. She has a B.S. in Education and a M.Ed. in Reading from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. She earned a certification in Curriculum Supervision for K-12 from St. Joseph’s University and a certification in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University.