Even during a pandemic, Literacy Pittsburgh has grown its capacity to meet the workforce goals of our students and our community. We have welcomed a number of new staff and board members dedicated to better lives through learning.
New board members
Andrea Clark Smith | UPMC
Nancy Crouthamel | Civic Volunteer
Ellen Freeman | Immigration Law Group, PLLC.
Emmanuel George | Covestro LLC
Leslie Gromis Baker | Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Tom Hitter | University of Pittsburgh
Zack Leskosky | Gateway Health Plan
Gianinna Mercado | UPS Mid-Atlantic District
Jared Miller | Pandora Jewlery
Bill Southern | Block Communications
Jen Styran | Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Erin Weber | Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.
Karen Worcester | Peoples Natural Gas
Sinan Abbas | Career and Readiness Enrollment and Placement Coordinator
Miguel Diaz Segura | Program Coordinator
Aviva Elzufon | Program Coordinator
Sam Gorsuch | Accountant
Samantha Hamlin | Instructor
Tiffani Humble | ISAC Service Coordinator
Christina Indovina | Tutoring Specialist
Nicole Johnson | Special Projects Manager
Dan Lampmann | Career Pathways Development Manager
Vivienne McClellan | Instructor
Keerstan McGinley | ELL Enrollment Coordinator
Tasha Mwanakalando | Student Success Coordinator
Leah Patterson | Program Coordinator
Nile Wilson | Operations Assistant
Literacy Pittsburgh (formerly Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council) helps create better lives through learning. Recognized as a national leader in adult and family literacy, Literacy Pittsburgh is the largest provider of adult basic education in Allegheny and Beaver Counties. Last year, Literacy Pittsburgh helped some 5,000 individuals acquire the skills needed to reach their fullest potential in life and participate productively in their communities. Literacy Pittsburgh provides free, personalized instruction in workforce readiness, high school diploma test preparation, digital literacy, English language learning, math, reading, and family literacy through one-to-one and small class instruction. Founded in 1982, it serves local adults through numerous neighborhood locations and its Downtown Pittsburgh Learning Center.