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Carol Clymer (Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction) is Co-Director of Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy and Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy at Penn State. She has over 40 years of experience managing and evaluating programs to improve the education and employment prospects of dislocated, low-income, and/or low-skilled individuals. She has extensive experience developing curriculum and workforce development guides. Carol also directed the California Career Advancement Academies evaluation and was a member of the Urban and Aspen Institutes’ evaluation team for the Accelerating Opportunities Initiative. She is a co-author of the Developing Basic Skills Curriculum for an IET: A Guide for the Pathways to Employment Program. She has provided numerous workshops on the development of IETs at NCTN and COABE and for states and local adult education programs.