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The Goodling Institute

Research projects in the Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy

Institute staff has supported Pennsylvania Family Literacy programs since 1989. The Goodling Institute provides national leadership that promotes the value of family literacy and supports program improvement through research and its application to practice and professional development. Learn more about the Goodling Institute.

Innovative Programs

The Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy offers a variety of unique programs that support the classroom and research activities of the College.

Contact

Dr. Carol Clymer
Co-Director for Administration, Goodling Institute
Co-Director, Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy
405 Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802

(814) 865-5876

Dr. Esther S. Prins
Associate Professor of Adult Education
Co-Director for Research, Goodling Institute
Co-Director, Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy
405 Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802

(814) 865-0597

View a complete list of the Institute staff.

America Reads

America Reads provides Federal Work Study students with service learning experiences that support literacy development of community children, adults, and families.
America Reads provides Federal Work Study students with service learning experiences that support literacy development of community children, adults, and families.
America Reads
  • Selects students who enjoy community service and working with children, adults, and families
  • Matches students with community partner sites
  • Provides students with training opportunities

Family Literacy

Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy
Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy
Family Literacy

Institute staff has supported Pennsylvania Family Literacy programs since 1989.

 

The Goodling Institute provides national leadership that promotes family literacy and supports program improvements through research and its application to practice and professional development.

Learn more about the Goodling Institute.

Career Pathways

The Career Pathways program offers adults free and individualized educational services in Centre and Lycoming counties in Pennsylvania.
The Career Pathways program offers adults free and individualized educational services in Centre and Lycoming counties in Pennsylvania.
Career Pathways

Programs and services for adult learners include:

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma Test Preparation (GED and HiSet)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • College and Career Readiness Skills (CCRS)
  • Case Management
  • Distance Learning