Bryan Holinka- Executive Director/Founder

Bryan Holinka 5602Bryan Holinka has been teaching English as a Second Language since 1993 and directing adult education programs since 2002. Bryan has worked as a teacher and administrator in intensive english programs both in Japan and in the United States as well adult and continuing education programs for non-profits and community colleges. Bryan founded Coal Creek Adult Education Center in 2014 in response to a local community colleges discontinuation of its adult education program seeing a vital need that was no longer being met in the north metro area. He is working hard to make CCAEC a sustainable and thriving organization for many years to come.
Bryan was president of the Colorado Adult Education Professional Association from 2006-2007 and currently serves as vice-chair of the Lafayette Public Library advisory board. He holds a B.A. in History from Boise State University, an M.A. in Applied English Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a certificate in TESOL from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed the Leadership Development Certificate Program with the TESOL International Association. Bryan lives in Lafayette with his wife and two children.