Mansuetti returns to Adult Literacy Action as new director
After an absence of seven years, Susan Mansuetti has returned to Penn State Beaver Adult Literacy Action (ALA) as the organization’s new director. Mansuetti worked as an ALA family literacy specialist from 2000-02, then served as family literacy coordinator until 2006. In 2007, she accepted a position as family literacy advisor for the Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Postsecondary and Higher Education where she was named professional development coordinator and adviser in 2012.
She served eight years as a board member of the Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education (PAACE) Family Literacy Consortium and was a member of numerous statewide committees, including the Center for Early Literacy Learning (CELL) Advisory Committee, Pennsylvania’s One Book for Every Young Child Committee, the Standards Aligned Systems Parent Involvement Workgroup, and Cross-Systems Technical Assistant Workgroup. Mansuetti’s articles have been published in the PAACE Journal of Lifelong Learning, Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE) in Context, and Fieldnotes for ABLE Staff.
She holds a master’s in adult education and a family literacy certificate from the Penn State World Campus and a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from the University of Pittsburgh. The ALA Office is located in the Professional Building, 336 College Avenue, Beaver, Pa. For additional information, contact Mansuetti at 724-773-7810.