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Last Updated On: 12/07/2020
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Indiana University Of Pennsylvania, The Bill and Judy Scheeren Literacy Center

Contact Information

Key Leader(s)

Julie Ankrum -  Director

Contact Person(s)

Julie Ankrum - Director

Contact Number(s)


724.357.2961 - FAX

Contact Email(s)

Web Addresses

Primary Address

Davis Hall 303
570 South 11th Street
Indiana, PA, 15705

Service Information

Service Area

Indiana and surrounding counties

Service Description

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.

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.

Available Hours

By appointment

Fees/Cost for Services


Eligibility Requirements

Children and adolescents