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

Distance Education Technical Assistance Project
The 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

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

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
  • Trish Klinger
  • 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