Wednesday, 1 of October of 2014

Dale Lipschultz

Dale P. Lipschultz, Ph.D.

Literacy Officer, Office for Literacy and Outreach Services, American Library Association

Guest Biography

Dale Lipschultz is the Literacy Officer in the American Library Association’s Office for Literacy and Outreach Services. As Literacy Officer, Dale focuses on building ALA’s capacity and outreach in adult literacy. From 2003-2006, Dale was president of the Washington, D.C. based National Coalition for Literacy. Currently, she is the project director of ALA’s The American Dream Starts @ your library initiative funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.

Prior to coming to ALA, Dale played a leadership role in the founding and development of several Chicago-based literacy initiatives serving children and families. In 1989-1990, she worked as a researcher and teacher on the Velham Project, a grassroots diplomatic and educational initiative. The Velham project used first generation computer games and early telecommunications to create a network of computer-based activities for after-school centers in the United States and former Soviet Union.

Dale  has a M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Child Development from the Erikson Institute in Chicago, Illinois.

Dale is a guest blogger in the guest blog discussion series on Social Innovations in Adult Education.

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