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Rebecca V. Sheard Literacy Center

The Rebecca V. Sheard Literacy Center's mission is to provide literacy education to our campus community as well as the greater Northern New York communities, resources and educational support for teachers and parents on issues of literacy education across the curriculum, and state-of-the-art classrooms for the School of Education faculty who teach literacy courses and other courses that integrate literacy into the curriculum. In addition, the Literacy Center houses and maintains partnerships with projects that promote leadership and research on current issues, pedagogy, and curriculum in literacy education.

The mission of the Diana Nole Math and Science Center, under the direction of the Rebecca V. Sheard Literacy Center is to promote STEM related educational opportunities.  The Math and Science Center strives to provide a space in which SUNY Potsdam serves as a local leader in technology education and innovation along with supporting math and science initiatives.

The Center follows SUNY Potsdam's academic calendar. When classes are in session, the Center is open. Patrons of the Center are welcome during the following hours:

  • Monday and Tuesday:10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    (Center is closed during B.E.A.R.S. Literacy Club sessions from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
  • Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Rebecca V. Sheard Literacy Center and Math and Science Center may be used by appointment at other times. If you are interested in scheduling a time to use either of these spaces, please contact Alicia Fefee at or (315) 267-2535 or Cindy Wells at or (315) 267-2542.  Scheduling should be requested at least one week in advance.

Sheard Literacy Center         
SUNY Potsdam
Satterlee Hall 104                                    
Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 267-2542
Math and Science Center
SUNY Potsdam
Satterlee Hall 312 and 314
Potsdam, NY. 13676