About Us

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to learning for all as we recognize that all great minds don't think alike.

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Meet Our Team

Meet our professional staff of diagnosticians and instructors versed in a wide range of disciplines.

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Success Stories

Read stories and testimonials about learners of all ages who found academic and social success at the Stern Center.

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Courses Calendar

Join our knowledgeable and experienced staff in learning research-proven strategies in the areas of literacy, social cognition, math, and more.

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Courses & Workshops

Browse our entire collection of Professional Learning offerings. Find a course for yourself or design a customized remedial program for your school/district.

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BUILDING BLOCKS FOR LITERACY®

Discover the program that teaches early care and education providers as well as parents how to foster early literacy skills in children ages five and under.

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Stern Center For Language & Learning
BECAUSE ALL GREAT MINDS DON’T THINK ALIKE!

The Stern Center for Language and Learning is a nonprofit learning center dedicated to helping children and adults reach their academic, social and professional goals.

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Students in
PreK - Grade 12

We help children learn strategies that will build confidence and help them find academic and social success.

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Adult & College
Level Learners

Our specialists work with college students and adults to help them reach their academic, social and professional goals.

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Educators

Our courses provide opportunities for educators, school teams and/or whole districts to extend their expertise.

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Bringing the Science of Reading to Teachers!


Authors:  Blanche Podhajski, Nancy Mather, Marilyn Varricchio and Janice Sammons

The MindPlay Comprehensive Reading Course for Educators provides a series of modules with activities and expert videos to provide educators with the knowledge they need to teach reading to all students, but particularly those who struggle. 

MindPlay

 

Featured Event
Upcoming Events
  • Thu Mar 8th 2018

    A Model for Managing Anxiety and Improving Self Regulation

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  • Thu Jan 25th 2018 - Fri Apr 20th 2018

    Reading and the Brain

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The Promise of Reading

By Ed Wilkens
At this time of year it is hard to believe that the days are actually lengthening. Those extra minutes of daylight each afternoon often slip … Read Full Post

Reading is Not a Guessing Game: Putting Research into Practice So Kids Can Read

By stcdev
Have you ever heard a child say, “I’m going back to the beginning to get a running start!” when he got stuck on a tricky … Read Full Post

The Professional Learning courses at the Stern Center offer a great variety of theory, research, and practical practices.

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