SDSU Literacy Center

 READ. WRITE. RISE.

The mission of The SDSU Literacy Center is to facilitate research-based literacy experiences that empower K-12 students and educators.

We strive to impact individuals’ abilities to READ, WRITE, and RISE to their full potential.

Location: 4283 El Cajon Bl., Suite 200/ San Diego, CA 92105

Upcoming Events/Deadlines

FALL 2021 PROGRAMS STARTING SOON!

The SDSU Literacy Center is happy to offer face-to-face programs on Thursday afternoons this semester, beginning Thursday. October 14 and running through Thursday, December 9. (We will be closed Thursday, November 25 for Thanksgiving.) Our offerings include a small-group Community Reading Clinic session for children in grades 1-3 only, WRITE TO RISE, and virtual literacy support from Pre-College Institute Pathways tutors for children in grades K-8.   

Safety precautions, including facial coverings, will be required of all instructors, parents, and children who enter our space - regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. Please see program dates and details below. 

Join our mailing list to receive program updates on a semester basis.  

THURSDAY AFTERNOONS AT THE SDSU LITERACY CENTER

Small-group Community Reading Clinic (CRC) Sessions, Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm. We are offering the following small-group sessions this Fall between October 14 and December 9 (no classes November 25): 

Grades 1-3 Small-group CRC Fall 2021 Application

Space in each CRC Small-group session is limited to 12 students. Our fee is $200 for this 8-class session. Financial aid is available on a limited basis. Please sign up with the application posted on "Our Offerings/Community Reading Clinic" tab above.

WRITE TO RISE, Thursday, 4:30-5:30pm. Our popular creative writing and book-making class will have a capacity of 10 students this fall and will run for a total of 8 sessions. 

WRITE TO RISE FALL 2021 APPLICATION

Our fee for WRITE TO RISE, which includes a printed book students get to take home at the end of the summer, is $175. Financial aid is available on a limited basis. Please sign up with the application posted on "Our Offerings/Enrichment Classes" tab above.

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Virtual Tutoring Information COMING SOON! 

ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS WILL not BE OFFERED face-to-face in FALL, 2021. INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS WITH CLINICIANS are scheduled to RESUME IN SPRING, 2022.  

 

Become a School Partner!

The SDSU Literacy Center is proud to partner with schools to offer summer or after-school programming! If your school would like to host our "Literacy on the Rise" program, which includes research-based reading and/or writing support, tailored for your TK-12 students, please contact Dr. Sciurba ([email protected]). 

Financial Aid

Financial aid forms become available to all parents/guardians after their child(ren)'s acceptance into one of our programs.

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