Chris Times is a senior communications specialist at AIR and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). She has extensive experience in communications, training, and instructional design in the education research, finance, and healthcare industries. Her primary responsibilities include writing, editing, and developing documents and resources for technical assistance, professional development, and information dissemination work. She also leads the Southeast Comprehensive Center's Information Request Service, which provides research-based reports on key topics to state education agencies.
Times’ education research interests include adult learning, workforce readiness, literacy, and school turnaround. She also is interested in proposal development, eLearning, and the use of blended learning to improve instruction and learning outcomes. Recent publications that she coauthored include two publications, Support and Strategies for Enriching Achievement of Native American Students and Sustaining Statewide School Improvement Initiatives.
Previously, she worked as a senior instructional designer and a documentation specialist for a federal government contractor and as a publications editor for a community-based hospital.