• B.A. 2011 – Gannon University, College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences


Mattie McKines is the Literacy Programs Director at SCALE, where she oversees SCALE’s Reads and Counts Literacy programs. SCALE Reads and Counts trains, supports and inspires literacy tutors to expand awareness of social justice issues, address individual biases and stereotypes, and provide equitable tutoring instruction for youth in pre-k through 8th grade. A strong believer in “service unto others,” Mattie is a lifelong learner with a passion for student development, multicultural literacy and advocating for social and racial justice. Mattie has worked in areas of adult education, family literacy, youth development, and program coordination. Mattie spends her spare time tutoring and volunteering at her church. She is a HUGE “Movie Fanatic.” When she is not binge watching flicks, she enjoys reading, cooking and creating DIY projects and crafts.