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Penn State Family Literacy Certificate




Register NOW for Spring 2020


ADTED 459: Interactive Literacy and Parent Involvement:

Supporting Academic Success


A limited number of SCHOLARSHIPS are available each year for students enrolled in the Family Literacy Certificate. Scholarship recipients will receive 25% off tuition for the first three courses and 50% off the fourth course, for a total scholarship package of approximately $3500. Scholarship recipients will gain a world-class education at a reduced cost. Applications will be accepted until all scholarships have been awarded. For more information go to:


Key features of PSU’s 12-credit Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Family Literacy:

  • Offered online through Penn State’s nationally recognized World Campus.
  • 3-credit post-baccalaureate courses.
  • Helps professionals gain high quality, research-based knowledge about family literacy.
  • Act 48-approved provider for PA educators; may count toward professional development hours.
  • Credits can be used toward electives for other World Campus programs, including Master of Education degrees in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education and Curriculum and Instruction.


Family Literacy Certificate Courses

  •  Fall 2020

For information about the Certificate and Scholarship, contact Dr. Beth McLean at or 717-432-3498, link to, or the Goodling Institute website at

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