May Center for Learning
May Center for Learning is a non-profit organization founded in 2011
Accredited by AdvancedED
Executive Director, Amy Miller
The organization’s mission is to empower students with learning differences to succeed in school and in life
May Center offers a school, tutoring, grant-funded outreach programs in Santa Fe Public Schools, teacher training in Structured Literacy, best practices for students with learning differences like dyslexia, and an multi-sensory language teaching certification program
May Center co-sponsors Dyslexia Justice League with the International Dyslexia Association Southwest Branch, a mentorship program that pairs adults with dyslexia with teens and children with dyslexia to foster pride in self and foster self-advocacy skills
May Center partners with Santa Fe Public Schools through the Read First Initiative to improve literacy outcomes for all students in Santa Fe
6:1 student teacher ratio in May School’s classrooms. 5:1 in the Early Childhood Program
Highly trained and experienced faculty and tutoring staff; 84% of faculty have advanced degrees, most in Special Education, all certified in Multi-Sensory Language instruction
Independent School, grades Pre-K through 8
Approximately 65 students
Two Santa Fe locations: St. John's Methodist Church Elementary Campus and Galisteo Intermediate Campus
May School devotes over $200,000 to need-based financial aid. Aid amounts range from 10% to 75% of tuition. In 2018-19, 46% of students received financial aid.
2018-19 School Year from August 28, 2018 to May 29, 2019
School hours are from 8:30 AM to 3:00 pm (Elementary) and 8:40 AM to 3:30 pm (Intermediate)
Memberships: National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), AdvancedED, International Dyslexia Association
We offer IMSLEC Accredited Multi-Sensory Language Teaching certification in partnership with Shelton School of Dallas.
Our Skill-Building Tutoring Program uses the same research-based methodologies used in our other academic programs.
Working in a 1:1 setting, every tutor develops an individualized program designed to build the skills necessary for each student’s academic success.
May Center tutoring is available for all students, regardless of the school they attend.
MAY TUTORING PROGRAM
May Evaluation Center conducts psychoeducational evaluations for clients ages 5 to 16.
Clients are evaluated to create a learning profile that recommends the most appropriate types of instruction, intervention, and settings for student success.
May Evaluation Center diagnosticians are licensed in the state of New Mexico and our reports may be used in all private and public school settings, as well as for standardized testing to qualify students for 504 plans, IEPs, and other services and accommodations.