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Centers, Institutes and Councils

The College of Education is home to a number of centers and institutes. While some are part of the College's research agenda, many centers are funded by state or national grants, to coordinate national research and/or outreach efforts in the field of education.

 

 

American Center for the Study of Distance Education (ACDE)

ACDE website
301 Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802

Will Diehl, director
wcd116@psu.edu
814-865-0321

Center for Education and Civil Rights (CECR)

CECR website
300 Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802

Erica Frankenberg, co-founder and director
euf10@psu.edu

814-865-5862

Center for Educational Disparities Research (CEDR)

CEDR website

Paul Morgan, director
310E Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802

814-865-9740

Center for Evaluation and Education Policy Analysis (CEEPA)

CEEPA website

Ed Fuller, director
ejf20@psu.edu
814-865-2233


Center for Science and the Schools (CSATS)

CSATS website
182 Chambers Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-865-5664

Kathleen Hill, director

Center for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE)

CSHE website
400 Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-865-6346

, director
cshe@psu.edu

Center for the Study of Leadership and Ethics (CSLE)

CSLE website
Department of Education Policy Studies
207B Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802

Dana Mitra, director
814-863-7020
dana@psu.edu

Center on Rural Education and Communities (CREC)

CREC Web Site
200 Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-863-3779

Kai Schafft, director
kas45@psu.edu

Edwin L. Herr Clinic

Offering both School Psychology and Counseling Services

Edwin L. Herr Clinic website
100 CEDAR Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802
814-865-1881

Shirley Woika, Coordinator, School Psychological Services 
saw194@psu.edu 
(814) 863-2421 

Kristen Nadermann, Coordinator of Counseling Services

814-867-2417

Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy

Goodling Institute website

405 Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802

Esther Prins, co-director

814-865-0597

Carol Clymer, co-director

Phone: 814-865-5876
Fax: 814-863-6108

Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy (ISAL)

ISAL website

405 Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802

Esther Prins, co-director
esp150@psu.edu
814-865-0597

Carol Clymer, co-director
cdc22@psu.edu
Phone: 814-865-5876
Fax: 814-863-6108

Krause Innovation Studio

Studio website
201 Chambers Building
University Park, PA 16802

Scott McDonald, director

Professional Personnel Development Center
for Career and Technical Education (PPDC)

PPDC website
301C Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-865-2133

Cynthia Pellock, director
cxp162@psu.edu

Pennsylvania School Study Council (PSSC)

PSSC website
211 Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-865-0321

Larry Wess, executive director
ljw11@psu.edu