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2017-2018 Board Members


2017-2018 PADE Board of Directors

PADE 2016_2017 Board

2016-17 PADE board members

Pictured left to right-front row:  Donna Dickinson-President, Linda Currie, Alfreida Keltz, Maryann Klicka-Treasurer, Lara Rosenberger, Summer Trout, Julie Keenan, Sandy Harrill, Karen Riley

Back row: Alfred Siha, Christine Kiehart, Geri Gutwein, Chad Bennett, Michelle Williams, Irene Hudson, Kaddour Boukaabar, Christine Wetzel-Ulrich-Secretary, Michael Spinks President-Elect

Missing from photo: Andrea Lazarus

Michael Spinks ImagePresident, Michael Spinks, Monroe Campus Learning Center Manager, Northampton Community College,


Donna Dickinson ImageImmediate Past President, Donna Dickinson, Achievement Plus & College Entry Director, King’s College,


Secretary Sandy Harrill, Director of Developmental Education, Community College of Philadelphia,

MaryAnn Klicka ImageTreasurer Mary Ann Klicka, Professor, STEM Department, Bucks County Community College,



Southeastern and Philadelphia Region Chair VACANT

Northwestern Region Chair VACANT

Southwestern Region Chair, Alfreida Smith Keltz, Adjunct Instructor, English Writing and Literature, Community College of Allegheny County & Adjunct Instructor in English, Westmoreland County Community College,;

Christine Kiehart ImageNortheastern Region Chair, Christine Kiehart, Director of Disability Services, Lackawanna College,


Four-Year Private Representative

Linda Currie ImageLinda Currie, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Science, Program Manager, General Education, Peirce College,


Irene Hudson, Director, York College Community Opportunity Scholarship Program, York College of Pennsylvania,

Two-Year Public Representatives

Geri Gutwein, Professor, English and Reading, Harrisburg Area Community College,

Andrea Lazarus, Adjunct English Instructor, Harrisburg Area Community College,

Lara Rosenberger, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Reading Area Community College,

Alfred Siha ImageAlfred Siha,  Assistant Professor of English,  Harrisburg Area Community College, York Campus,



Four-Year Public Representatives

Kaddour Boukaabar, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, California University of Pennsylvania,

Chad Bennett ImageChad Bennett, Assistant Professor, Chair, Department of Academic Services and Director, Academic Success Program/Act 101, Shippensburg University,

Juanita Wooten, Student Success Coordinator, Academic Development Program, West Chester University,

At-Large Institution Representatives

Julie Keenan ImageJulie Keenan, Associate Professor of English, Harrisburg Area Community College,

Karen Riley ImageKaren Riley, Advising Coordinator, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Act 101 Assistant Director, Wilkes University,


Christine Carlson ImageChristine Carlson, Adjunct Professor of English, Eastern University and Adjunct Instructor of English, Cabrini University,


Archivist Cassandra L. Nieves, Assistant Professor, Information Services Librarian, Northampton Community College, Monroe Campus,

Newsletter Editor Andrea Lazarus

Web Site Manager Linda Currie

Upcoming Events

Call for Proposals: 2018 PADE Conference

Deadline for Proposals is February 9, 2018 Click here to submit your proposal (Google form)

PADE 2018 Conference

PADE 2018 Save the Date: April 5-6, 2018 Wyndham Garden hotel, York PA Conference Schedule: Wednesday, April 4th 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.                    Registration 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.          Board Meeting & Dinner Thursday, April 5th 7:30 – 5:00  p.m.                   … Continue reading

NADE Annual Conference 2018

The 2018 NADE conference is in National Harbor Maryland:   NADE 2018: Believe February 21-24, 2018 Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center National Harbor, MD  


Now Accepting Nominations! Nominations for the 2018 Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Educators Awards are due by Friday March 2, 2018. Go to for details of what to submit and how to submit. Awards are presented Thursday April 5, 2018 at … Continue reading