Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education adds new staff member to Northern Tier Center

LEHMAN, Pa. — Penn State Wilkes-Barre Chancellor Dale Jones and Director of Continuing Education Jane Ashton have announced the addition of Donna Yale to the continuing education staff at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Northern Tier Center in Towanda.

In her role as an education program associate, Yale will be responsible for developing, selling and administering a wide variety of education and training programs to include credit, professional development and customized training primarily for the working adult audience, helping to meet employer workforce development needs within Bradford and Sullivan counties.

Yale comes to Penn State Wilkes-Barre with 16 years of experience in the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) at Penn State's University Park campus. In her time with PennTAP, Yale has been responsible for assisting small- to medium-sized businesses in the eastern half of Pennsylvania to become e-commerce savvy, developing and providing seminars for small businesses, and managing grants for the Advanced IT team.

Yale is a Penn State graduate with a master of education in adult education. She also holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Mansfield University with a focus in computer programming and business application.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups.