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.

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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Educators

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

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Are you an early care and education provider?

Want to benefit from a rich variety of early childhood courses taught by state and national authorities at a fraction of the cost? The Castleton Early Childhood Summer Institute is a VELS approved professional learning opportunity for birth through grade 3 educators and administrators. Because of the Stern Center’s dedication to research-based and research-proven approaches to early education, we have been chosen as a leading collaborator of this year’s July 24-27 Institute. Click “learn more” for information about our two offerings. 

Featured Event
Upcoming Events
  • Tue Jun 6th 2017

    Stress and the Brain

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  • Tue Jun 20th 2017 - Fri Jun 23rd 2017

    Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator Course and Optional Practicum

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Better Hearing & Speech in Times of Strife

By Allie Provost

If you didn’t already know, May is Better Hearing and Speech Month. Speech and language pathologists who work with children and adults to improve their …

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autism advocacy

Etymology and Why We Should Care

By Allie Provost

“Autism” has its root in the Greek word “autos,” which means “self.” It describes conditions in which a person is removed from social interaction. “De minimis” is a …

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For the first time, I was able to write a letter to my son.

- Mother and Stern Center student