Lentz Named Fellow in the Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association Policy and Advocacy Fellowship Program
KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Lori Lentz, director of Extended Learning at Kutztown University, has been elected as a fellow in the prestigious Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association (PWDA) Policy and Advocacy Fellowship program. This recognition underscores Lentz's commitment, expertise and contributions to the workforce development field.
The PWDA Policy and Advocacy Fellowship Program aims to enhance the collective capacity of its members and ecosystem stakeholders to engage in workforce development advocacy at federal, state, county and local levels. Selected fellows undergo rigorous training in federal and state legislative processes, administrative functions and appropriations. They also gain practical experience in developing and implementing advocacy strategies.
Applicants must undergo a selective application process to participate in the PWDA Policy and Advocacy Fellowship Program. The PWDA chooses entrants based on explicit judging criteria outlined and published on the PWDA website.
Lentz's appointment as a fellow in the PWDA Policy and Advocacy Fellowship program highlights her professional achievements at Kutztown University and her significant impact in fostering collaborations with external organizations, employers, industry leaders and educators. Her multifaceted experience, including her background as a leader in academic administration and her commitment to engagement, aligns seamlessly with the objectives of the PWDA Policy and Advocacy Fellowship program. Lentz's participation in this fellowship will further amplify the impact of Kutztown University's extended learning initiatives.