Executive Director of The Joe Lang Foundation
Edla Collora is newest Board Member for Educators of America. In 2017, she was presented with the ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award from Educators of America. She serves as the Executive Director of the Joe Lang Foundation (JLF); a foundation that was formed in 2007 by her and her children. Her work and experience is to aide in the educational growth for underprivileged and at risk youth, through assistance to other organizations that provide, counseling, mentoring and education. Edla’s role as an Educators of America Board Member and Executive Director of the Joe Lang Foundation has been a catalyst to a benevolent partnership for the last three years between the organizations. She is currently developing a program focused on improving youth skills and abilities through the culinary arts entitled, “Kids in the Kitchen in WNY”.