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Welcome new staff summer and fall 2021

Oct 5, 2021 : Articles

Literacy Pittsburgh continues to grow its capacity to boost the economic recovery of our students and our community. We have welcomed 11 new staff members during the past few months.

Emily Laughlin | College and Career Readiness Instructor

Meghan Oswalt | English Language Learning Instructor

Sara De Weber | English Language Learning Enrollment Coordinator

Lauren Gaynord | Digital Skills Instructor

Müge Gedik | English Language Learning Instructor

Meg Booth | English Language Learning Instructor

Helena Duncan | Family Literacy Instructor

Shirley Robinson | English Language Learning Instructor

Katy Critchfield | North Hills Program Director

Adrianna Wright | Digital Skills Instructor

Amanda Kmetz | English Language Learning Instructor

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.       

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