- For the Library of Congress she taught Get to the Point!, Stand up and Speak, Get a Grip on Grammar
Janet Novotny, Ph.D., has helped nonprofit and government agencies for the Library of Congress, she taught “Get to the Point!”, Stand up and Speak, Get a Grip on Grammar; for the USDA Graduate School, she taught Critical Thinking and Writing, Report Writing, Fundamentals of Writing, and Essentials of English.
Clients include the Chamber of Commerce, American Postal Workers Union-Health Benefit Plan, Calvert Group, U. S. Coast Guard, Dun & Bradstreet, Department of Defense-OIG, Freddie Mac, General Dynamics, the U.S. Naval Academy, American Red Cross National Headquarters, and the Virginia Professional Underwriters.
Besides teaching and training, Janet has used her pen to sharpen others’ writing as editor-in-chief of the Newsletter at the Sidwell Friends School and editor of faculty monographs at the Center for the Study of Higher Education at Penn State.
Working with a team of professors and graduate students, she used her pen to win over 30 funded proposals to federal, state, and local agencies totaling millions of dollars in contract awards.
She also won a commendation from the governor for her writing when she was a staff member for the Board of Regents.
Janet has also taught at St. Louis University and Mercyhurst College, Penn State’s Behrend College, the English Department, and the Office of Continuing Education.
Janet holds an Ed.D. in higher education (with honors), an M.A. in English, and a B.A. in English (cum laude)