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Janice Glunk, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Education
Student Teaching Field Supervisor

Pictured is associate professor and student teaching supervisor Jan Glunk, Ed.D.
Contact information


  • Bachelor of Science, Education, Duquesne University
  • Master of Science, Education, Duquesne University
  • Reading Supervisor Certificate, Duquesne University
  • Doctor of Education, University of Pittsburgh

Courses Taught

  • Reading Methods I
  • Methods of Science and P.E. in PreK-4
  • Teaching Language Arts PreK-4
  • Learning and Literacy in the Secondary School
  • Teaching Art and Music in PreK-4


Prior to joining Point Park as a full-time faculty member, Janice Glunk, Ed.D., was the superintendent at Steel Valley School District.  Before that, she served in the roles of director of curriculum and instruction at McKeesport Area School District, assistant director for curriculum and instruction at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, and coordinator of literacy and federal programs at Steel Valley School District. As a coordinator at Steel Valley, Glunk developed the first school-wide Title I programs in Western Pa.

Professional certifications

  • Reading Supervisor Certificate, Duquesne University
  • Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility, Duquesne University

Selected Awards and Speaking Engagements

  • Named Employee of the Month by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit
  • Developed the first school-wide Title I programs in Western Pennsylvania
  • Speaker at the International Reading Association National Conference
  • Speaker at the Pennsylvania Federation Programs Conference

Professional organizations 

  • Pennsylvania Association for Curriculum and Supervision, Board of Directors
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Association for Curriculum and Supervision
  • International Reading Association
  • National Association of Secondary School Administrators
  • Curriculum Leadership Institute
  • Pennsylvania Association for Federal Program Coordinators

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