ERIC Number: ED345039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Success Stories: From Learning to Earning.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
This publication presents the stories of 10 men and women who overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to become self-supporting citizens of Pennsylvania. Their stories tell how, through their participation in Pennsylvania's adult basic education and literacy programs, they were aided in their successful struggles to enhance their reading and mathematics skills and to develop new career interests and opportunities. The 10 outstanding adult students are grouped by county; counties are presented alphabetically. The students and the programs in which they participated are as follows: James Gourley, Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12; Joyce Upshaw, Connelley Skill Learning Center; Bernard Zenk, Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council; Betty Ann Frisby, Chester County Opportunities Industrialization Centers (OIC), Inc.; David Wingard, Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit #5; Khom Tuy, Lancaster Adult Enrichment Center; Irene Allen, Eagleville Hospital; Juanita James, Germantown Women's Educational Program; Alice Redman, Lutheran Settlement House Women's Program; and Ivan Cooper, Philadelphia OIC, Inc. Each story relates the student's life history, describes his or her adult basic education or literacy program experience, and tells how his or her life has changed. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.