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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Course 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 in Williston, Vermont, 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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The Stern Center seeks a full-time, experienced
Director of Development

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or email Emily Dawson at edawson@sterncenter.org with your application or referral.


Now offering Summer Courses at 50% off thanks to generous support from the Cynthia K. Hoehl Institute for Excellence, now celebrating its 10th year at the Stern Center.

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Featured Event
Upcoming Events
  • Mon Jun 18th 2018 - Wed Jun 27th 2018

    Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Course and Optional Practicum (Hyde Park, VT)

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  • Mon Jun 18th 2018 - Wed Jun 27th 2018

    Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Course and Optional Practicum (Hyde Park, VT)

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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 …

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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 …

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My Professional Learning course at the Stern Center provided great strategies and pertinent information about the structure of our language. It is nice to have information that I can use immediately in my day to day instruction.

- T•I•M•E Comprehensive ™ Participant and Educator