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Indiana University Of Pennsylvania, The Bill and Judy Scheeren Literacy Center

Indiana University Of Pennsylvania, The Literacy Center

Organizational Information

Parent Organization

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

The Bill and Judy Scheeren Literacy Center provides assessment and instruction for children and adolescents who need assistance with reading and writing.

Contact Information

Key Leader(s)

Julie Ankrum, Ph.D -  Director

Contact Number(s)


Contact Email(s) - Director

Web Addresses

Primary Address

Professional Studies in Education
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
109 Davis Hall
Indiana, PA, 15705

Service Information

Service Area

Indiana and surrounding counties

Service Description

Graduate students earning a Master's Degree in Literacy with a Reading Specialist Certification provide these services. Undergraduate students may assist with the instruction also. Reading and literacy faculty in the Department of Professional Studies in Education supervise the center.

Services are offered during Summer Session II, approximately July 15 through August 15, with daily activities. A small fee is charged for services.

The Literacy Center sponsors professional development for schools, workshops for parents and families, training for graduate students, and research projects. The Center also has literacy resources available and offers consulting for agencies.

The Literacy Center provides assessment and instruction for children and adolescents needing assistance with reading and writing. Services include testing, individual tutoring, and group reading/writing programs. In-person Literacy Tutoring is available in One-hour sessions; Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

Available Hours

By appointment

Fees/Cost for Services


Eligibility Requirements

Children and adolescents