About the Center
The Center for Literacy is a multidisciplinary team of educators and scholars who serve the community by promoting teaching, learning and professional development around traditional and new literacies.
Dr. Lisa Lenhart, Director
- Supports the development of a focused and coordinated community literacy program, and develops strategies for scaling up parental involvement activities through the Summit Council for Reading Readiness.
For UA Students
- Visit the Center website for a catalogue of Service Learning sites and procedures.
- Vanita Oelschlager, our Writer-in-Residence, offers her books and expertise at campus events. Check the Center website for details.
- Our Upcoming Events offer research-based strategies, new materials, and time to learn with colleagues.
The Center for Literacy
College of Education
The University of Akron
Zook Hall 1
Akron, OH 44325-4205