Chandlee Johnson Kuhn, Esq., has been appointed to the position of director of work-based learning in the Delaware Tech Office of the President effective Monday, May 1. In her new role, Kuhn will create a comprehensive work-based learning program for Delaware students as part of the state Pathways to Prosperity initiative. She will also facilitate connections with school and college personnel, and build partnerships with business and industry to create opportunities for Delawareans to gain valuable job skills tied to their program of study.
Kuhn comes to Delaware Tech from Cooch and Taylor, Attorneys at Law, where she was a director in the family law department. Prior to that she served as a judge and the chief judge of the Family Court of the State of Delaware. As chief judge she gained extensive experience in youth educational programs through her work with the Casey Family Programs Education Demonstration Project and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges School Pathways Project. She also created several new statewide programs including the Education Demonstration Project and the Delaware Girls Initiative.
Kuhn was named an American Bar Foundation Fellow in 2016 and was nominated as a finalist in iEducate Delaware in 2015. She is a recipient of the Governor's Excellence Award, the National Council on Crime and Delinquency Albert Elias Award, and the Girls Inc. of Delaware Strong, Smart and Bold Award. She was also recognized by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Officers for outstanding contributions to the Delaware Chapter. Kuhn has a bachelor's degree in political science from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., and a juris doctor from Delaware Law School.