Ashley Del Bianco

Ashley Del Bianco is Senior Research Advisor with the National Center on Adult Literacy at the University of Pennsylvania.   Ashley directed TECH21, the national technology laboratory for the improvement of adult education funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Ashley also guided the online implementation and developed the instructional design for the LiteracyLink Project (a Star Schools project funded by the U.S.   Department of Education) and has designed and delivered numerous  professional development activities on adult education and technology. Prior to coming to NCAL, she was responsible for program quality and professional development at a community-based literacy agency, and she developed and implemented special program quality projects for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Literacy. Ashley holds an M.S.Ed. in Reading/Writing/Literacy from the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania and an M.G.A. from the Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania. She is currently a consultant with TCC Group in Philadelphia. 

Education: MSEd: Reading/Writing/Literacy, University of Pennsylvania, MGA: Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania

Areas of Expertise: adult education and technology

Literacy.org involvement: Senior Advisor