Christy Bartley

  • Education Strategy and Planning Manager 5
Christy Bartley
115F Ag Sciences and Industries Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Work Phone: 814-865-0399

Areas of Expertise

  • Youth Development/4-H


  1. B.S., Biology, Muhlenburg College
  2. M.Ed., Science Education, Rutgers State University

Professional Experience

  • 4-H Program Leader, 2003-Present
  • Youth Program Coordinator, 1994-2003
  • Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, Northampton County, 1990-1994
  • Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, Monroe County, 1989-1990
  • Page Production/Copy Editor
  • High School Biology Teacher


  • Provide visionary and contemporary leadership for PA 4-H Youth Development Program.
  • Cultivate relationships and facilitate collaborations internally with Penn State departments and colleges,
    and externally with agencies and organizations statewide to support youth development programming.
  • Serve as Cooperative Extension's representative and liaison with state and federal agencies concerning
    4-H youth development.
  • 4-H Youth Development Policy and Resource Manual
  • Volunteer Liability Insurance
  • 4-H Youth Development Advisory Council

Research Interests

  • Volunteers and volunteerism
  • Youth development