About Us

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


Meet Our Team

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


Success Stories

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


Courses Calendar

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


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.



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.


Stern Center For Language & Learning

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

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Summer Special – eLearning just $49/Hour!

Thanks to a generous private donor, we are able and excited to offer students and their families online eLearning at a reduced cost of just $49/hour up until donor funds have been exhausted. Students in grades 4 through 12 will receive the same high-quality instruction as in person, high schoolers can prepare for the SAT/ACT, and students in high school and college can receive the academic coaching they need for greater success in school! We encourage you to take advantage of this one-time offer before it’s gone and eLearning services resume at the standard rate.


For more information or to enroll today, call Patty at 802-878-2332 or click “learn more” to email us!

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Abby and Lori

A Life Changing Evaluation: An Interview with Abby Ladd

By Allie Provost

In June of 2017, the Colchester Sun published a story about a young woman named Abby Ladd, a Colchester High School graduate reflecting on her …

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VIDEO: “Executive Function – Organization and Possessions”

By Allie Provost

In this video, Michelle Szabo, Program Manager for Instruction at the Stern Center for Language and Learning, discusses executive function skills and what they mean …

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By far, I have never taken another course that stands up to the instruction I received during my Orton-Gillingham training in the summer. I cannot speak highly enough of the instructors I have had over the course of two years.

- Linda E. Beaudet // Orton-Gillingham Practicum Teacher