The Center for Literacy at Concordia University Chicago provides a space to engage in meaningful, innovative and instructive community-based literacy practices for youth and adults by connecting students and faculty with the greater Chicago-area community.
The Center for Literacy addresses the persistent achievement gap in literacy and helps work toward educational equity. Sometimes referred to as a reading clinic, the center contributes to this goal by developing innovative and meaningful literacy instruction in four specific ways:
Serving and leading through innovative, relevant literacy programs, research and scholarship.
Concordia University Chicago's (CUC) Center for Literacy creates access to meaningful and innovative language and literacy-related experiences in research, education, practice, service, and scholarship. The Center fosters responsive collaborations, policy efforts, and advocacy programs for the greater community and university addressing language and literacy development.