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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.

Pathways to Education Initative

Integrated Education and Training (IET) Initiative Library
Integrated Education and Training (IET) Initiative Library
Pathways to Education Initative

The library houses products of the Pathways to Employment Initiative along with useful IET resources for providers and partners.

Programs aim to:

  • Increase the ability of individuals with low basic skills to earn occupational credentials,
  • Obtain well-paying jobs, and
  • Sustain careers in the manufacturing and healthcare sectors.

Learn more about Integrated Education and Training (IET) resources and professional development workshops here. 

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

Check out our Career and Family Pathways Programs Website!