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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All Stern Center Success Stories

Eli

A shift from literary anxiety to affection

Eli, a former Stern Center student, reflects on before and after receiving customized reading instruction. Eli graduated from Vermont Woodworking School with a degree in Furniture Design & Fine Craftsmanship in 2014. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington where he is a glassblower at glassybaby.

Matt

Determined to Overcome Dyslexia

Matt’s determination paired with the connection that he made with his instructor allowed him to work through his struggles with dyslexia and find his own success.

Troy

A young man who...

While reading and writing may continue to be a struggle, instruction focused on specific learning needs will ensure that personal goals are met and their full potential is reached.

Sean

A Star of Hope

“When I received my evaluation report, I was elated to finally find answers to all the confusion about why some things came so easily to me and others were extremely difficult.”

Sara

Confident and Prepared to Succeed

Sara, with help from the Stern Center, has the confidence and tools she needs to excel in her schoolwork—today and into the future

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