C4L bridges the gap between research and instructional practices by developing partnerships with Independent Schools and Family and Community Centers.

C4L is uniquely suited to function as Learning Center Specialists because of our extensive training and experience in multiple disciplines: School Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology, Special Education, and Teaching. Currently, we are responsible for the learning centers at two independent schools in Southern California, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in San Juan Capistrano and St. Mary’s School in Aliso Viejo, as well as Holy Family Cathedral School in Orange. Our presence on these three campuses has provided on-going collaboration opportunities with the administrators and teachers in order to facilitate effective communication between the school personnel and the parents. Additionally, our presence on campus creates an environment where student progress can be carefully monitored and communicated. We work with students ranging in age from preschool to the twelfth grade.

Our Vision

Collaborate and build partnerships with independent schools in order to increase their capacities to meet their students’ needs.

Our Mission

Provide staff development opportunities for independent school teachers and administrators based on the most current research-based practices.

Our Role

Assist independent schools in the development and implementation of learning centers that support the student body with research-based approaches and with an emphasis on accountability to ensure the students’ needs are being addressed effectively.

Assist independent schools in the development and implementation of data collection systems in order to guide restructuring efforts, and provide the research expertise to examine the existing data to provide reliable feedback and input for new initiatives.

Provide assistance to independent schools’ admissions offices in the selection, administration, analysis, and interpretation of standardized entrance exams.

On Campus Our Centers Provide:

Comprehensive diagnostic testing.

Educational and behavioral interventions for students with processing issues, learning disabilities, attention issues, and organizational issues.

Enrichment programs for gifted students.

Individualized educational therapy.

Kindergarten readiness programs with an emphasis on developmental reading, math, and fine motor skills.

Parent training programs that address the student’s individual needs.

While we do have satellite centers at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, St. Mary’s School, and Holy Family Cathedral School, our central office and training facility is in Irvine, California. If you are interested in our consulting and staff training programs, please contact us.

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