Justin Walker received the 2017 Archie Willard Adult Education and Literacy Educator of the Year award during the Adult Education and Literacy Conference. This award is in memory of Archie Willard, who is considered the grandfather of Iowa’s adult education and literacy programs. It recognizes educators who embody the value and principles that Willard demonstrated through dedication to increase access to adult education programs.
Walker is employed at Muscatine Community College and teaches GED and English second language classes. Before he was employed by MCC, he taught English in Madagascar as a Peace Corps volunteer.