Research Faculty, Outcome and Evaluation
Dr. Jerry Trusty is professor emeritus of counselor education, counseling psychology, and rehabilitation services at The Pennsylvania State University. His research and scholarly work has focused on school dropout prevention, adolescents’ educational and career development, parents’ influences on adolescents’ educational and career development, achievement and opportunity gaps in schools, and quantitative research methods.
- Editor of Career Development Quarterly.
- Advocates for effective school policies and practices through the Pennsylvania Transforming School Counseling Initiative.
- Published extensive research investigating the effects of students’ experiences and behaviors in high school on college graduation versus non-graduation.
- National Trainer with the National Center for Transforming School Counseling/Education Trust.