Myrna Ann Covington, Ph.D.


Dr. Myrna Ann Covington is graduate of Workforce Education and Development, Penn State University with a Ph.D. and M.S. in Human Resources Development and Training .  She also has a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh, PA. While pursuing the master's degree at Penn State, she received an Instructional I certificate (secondary education) in cooperative education  from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and she occasionally substitute teaches at State College Area High School.

Dr. Covington is currently working at Penn State University in the School of Information ,Science and Technology.  Prior to this position, she worked at Edinboro University in the Academic Support Department, at Penn State University in the College of Education, Office of Recruitment, Certification, and Education Services, and in the Eberly College of Science, Technology Diversity Initiatives Program.  In addition to having work experience in industry, postsecondary education,  and local government, she is also active in the community as a mentor, tutor, teacher, treasurer, and outreach coordinator.

Previously, Dr. Covington served as the treasurer, international luncheon coordinator, etc. for Phi Delta Kappa International Educational Association (Penn State chapter).  She is a current member of NACADA, a member of Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society and  the Association of Career and Technical  Education . Her research interest involves human resources development as it relates to the development of students, the usage of technology to address diverse learner needs, and the design of school transition programs that facilitate successful student transitions (i.e., secondary to postsecondary education, school-to-career, etc.).



Dr. Myrna A. Covington
The Pennsylvania State University
006A Thomas Building
University Park, PA 16802



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