Northern Tier Center in Towanda Welcomes New Continuing Education Staff

Chancellor Dale Jones and Jane Ashton, Director of Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education, are pleased to announce the addition of Donna Yale (above) to the Continuing Education staff at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Northern Tier Center in Towanda (top).

In her role as an Education Program Associate, Donna 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.

Donna comes to Penn State Wilkes-Barre with 16 years of experience in the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) at University Park. In her time with PennTAP, Donna 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.

Donna is a graduate of Penn State University 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.

For more information, please contact Rachel Olszewski, Strategic Communication Specialist, at 570.675.9269 or

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