Support for Programs

Communications Project
The Communications Project provides communications support to the Division of Adult Education and the PDS. Major project activities include maintaining the PA Adult Education Resources website; creating and sending newsletters to the field; and providing communications and webinar support to the Division and PDS.

  • Destiny Simpson
  • Tessa Gross
  • Matt Manfred
  • Christine Gloss-Ulery
  • Staci Van Art

Digital Literacy & Distance Education Technical Assistance Project
The Digital Literacy & Distance Education Technical Assistance Project provides support and training to local agencies to prepare them to offer distance learning activities as a supplement to classroom instruction.

  • Chuck Klinger
  • Bethany Lezanic
  • Lisa Bailey
  • Bethaney Coldren
  • Sarah Whitesel
  • Sue Wilt
  • Rachel Baron

Management Information System (MIS)/eData Tech Support
MIS provides technical assistance to programs to ensure effective data collection and entry. Additionally, the project can provide consultation on eData issues, use of the Access template, and methods to collect additional data.

  • Michael McCarty
  • Steve Linnes

Professional Learning Opportunities (ProLO)
The Professional Learning Opportunities grant serves adult and family literacy education programs by supporting continuous program improvement through professional learning; supporting standards-aligned lesson planning and instruction; and providing consultation and technical assistance for the full range of activities offered by programs.

  • Chelsea DeLeo
  • Callie Hazan
  • Jonathan Edwards
  • Maribel Ojeda
  • Sara Cole
  • Dyan Schauer
  • Rachel Baron

Technology Project
The Technology Project provides instructional design and technology support to other leadership projects in order to create high-quality online professional development opportunities and resources. The project also provides technical assistance in the use of instructional technology to other leadership projects funded by the Division.

  • Destiny Simpson
  • Bethaney Coldren
  • Sarah Creasy
  • Chris Gallagher
  • Tessa Gross
  • Callie Hazan
  • Tim Kuhn
  • Matt Manfred
  • Staci Van Art
  • Stephanie Webb

Workforce Development System Liaison Project
The Workforce Development Project provides training and technical assistance to adult and family literacy education programs in their efforts to align workforce development programming within the adult education system, build capacity to address WIOA, and function effectively as a partner in the Pennsylvania Workforce Development System. This training and technical assistance also include, but is not limited to,  instructional strategies such as career pathways, Integrated Education and Training, workforce preparation, and sector-focused instruction.

  • KayLynn Hamilton
  • Chrissie Klinger
  • Emily Brandenburg

 

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Communications Project

  • Using the PA Adult Education Resources website (www.paadultedresources.org)
  • Being added to the PDS email list
  • Sharing newsletter ideas, including student success stories

Destiny Simpson dlong.simpson@tiu11.org

Matt Manfred
mjmanfred@tiu11.org

Digital Literacy & Distance Education Technical Assistance Project

  • Using technology in instruction
  • Increasing students’ and staff’s digital literacy skills
  • Offering approved forms of distance learning
  • Requesting curriculum to be added to the distance learning curriculum list

Chuck Klinger
cklinger@tiu11.org

 

Bethany Lezanic
blezanic@tiu11.org

Integrated Education and Technology (IET)

  • Developing IETs
  • Implementing IETs
  • Building and strengthening IET program partnerships

KayLynn Hamilton
klh267@psu.edu

 

Shirley Moy
smoy@temple.edu

Management Information System eData Tech Support

  • Collecting student and program data
  • Entering data into eData
  • Solving eData issues
  • Using the eData Access database template
  • Analyzing data
Michael McCarty
Steve Linnes
1-877-857-8869
edatatechsupport-l@lists.psu.edu

Professional Learning Opportunities (ProLO)

  • Identifying program improvement and professional development needs
  • Planning program improvement and professional development activities
  • Supporting standards-aligned lesson planning and instruction
  • Supporting staff professional development through courses, Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), mentoring, coaches, and In House Professional Development Specialists (IHPDSs)

 

Sara Cole
scole@tiu11.org

 

Chelsea DeLeo
cdeleo@tiu11.org

Jonathan Edwards
jedwards@tiu11.org

Callie Hazan
chazan@tiu11.org

Maribel Ojeda
mojeda@tiu11.org

Dyan Schauer
dschauer@tiu11.org

Technology Project

Destiny Simpson dlong.simpson@tiu11.org

PD Portal Support
pdportal@tiu11.org

Workforce Development System Liaison Project

  • Aligning workforce development programming within the adult education system
  • Building capacity to address WIOA
  • Creating partnership with workforce development partners to support learners’ career pathways
  • Providing high-quality student support services by agency student support coordinators

KayLynn Hamilton
klh267@psu.edu

 

Chrissie Klinger
cok5111@psu.edu

Emily Brandenburg
egs106@psu.edu