Penn State's College of Education is regularly ranked among the nation's best graduate schools by U.S. News & World Report, and the certificate program in family literacy is taught by the same nationally recognized faculty.
Elisabeth Grinder, Ph.D.
Early Childhood Associate, Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy
Dr. Grinder has worked in the field of early literacy since 2000, and her experiences include designing and conducting professional development, designing curriculum, and engaging in research related to family literacy.
Research Assistant, Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy and Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy
Edith has worked in adult education since 1990. Her experience includes teaching, administrating, designing and conducting professional development, and engaging in research in adult education. She will receive her Ph.D. in Adult Education with a minor in Women's Studies in December 2015.
Brendaly Drayton, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy, Coordinator for Guided Study Groups, Penn State Learning
Dr. Drayton has worked in adult education since 2003. Her experience includes teaching low-literacy adults and graduate students, developing and carrying out research in adult and family literacy, and disseminating research through publications.