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 & Workshops

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



We partner with districts and individual schools to help build strong systems of support for all learners.



Learn about the positive changes we have seen as a result of integrating our services throughout schools.


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.

Who Do We Work With?

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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Create Change One Chuckle at a Time

Do you love learning? Do you love to laugh? Well then we have the perfect event for you! On March 22nd & 23rd we will be hosting our 3rd Annual “Laughter for Learning” event at the Vermont Comedy Club. Join us for an evening of improv comedy featuring some native Vermonters now making it big on the national stage. This group’s experiences include Chicago’s Second City, The Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater, Amazon’s Alpha House, The Improvised Shakespeare Company, Off-Broadway hit *BLANK! The Musical*, the sketch comedy group Schadenfreude, and Jon Stewart’s new HBO project. All proceeds go to support students and educators through our Cynthia K. Hoehl Institute for Excellence!


Featured Event
Upcoming Events
  • Thu Mar 23rd 2017

    Weekly Webinar: BUILDING BLOCKS FOR LITERACY®: Understanding & Fostering Phonological Awareness in Kids Ages 3-5

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  • Fri Mar 24th 2017

    Symposium Series: Technology Based Interventions for the Learner with Language and/or Executive Function Based Disabilities

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Kids at a computer

Can You See Me Now?

By Allie Provost

During five years as a high school English teacher and 19 years as principal across schools pre-K to Grade 12 I often encountered, occasionally promoted, …

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Baby on Computer

“All Things in Moderation” – Children & Screen Time

By Allie Provost

We all know the phrase “all things in moderation” well and practice it in a variety of areas of our lives. When it comes to …

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Before going to the Stern Center, I struggled with reading and my mind was focused on the fact that I couldn't do it. The Stern Center not only helped me improve my reading skills, but I was able to build confidence in my learning.

- Stern Center Student