Literacy Clinic at NIU's College of Education

The Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic                      

NIU's College of Education Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic provides reading support services for K-12 students, high quality practicum experiences for candidates who are pursing graduate studies in reading, and continuing education and professional development opportunities for reading specialists. Established 60 years ago, the Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic supports courses leading to the reading teacher endorsement and the Type 10-K-12 Reading Specialist Certification through the Illinois State Board of Education.

There are many ways to support the Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic:

Amazon Shoppers:

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Click on the Fundinco banner in the center of the page.  Verify you are shopping for the JLJ Literacy Clinic, and then click to begin shopping!
Click on the banner below to begin your Amazon shopping. A percentage of your purchase will benefit The Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic.


Schnuck’s Shoppers:

Each time you present your Schnuck’s eScrip Card to the cashier, a portion of every dollar that you spend will be donated to the JLJ Literacy Clinic. Follow these four simple steps to register your card:
1. Go to
2. Click on “Sign Up”
3. Enter Group ID No. 500030512 for the “Johns Literacy Clinic”
4. Follow the remaining instructions to register your eScrip Card.