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The Catherine Learning Program

Learning specialists providing individualized strategies for academic success.

The Gwynedd community recognizes and respects individual learning needs and preferences of each student. The Catherine Learning Program (CLP) is a learning support service for college-bound students with documented mild learning differences. Those enrolled in CLP come from many different backgrounds, elementary schools, and have varied academic histories, learning styles, and educational needs.  This individualized and fluid program is designed to  support students with learning differences achieve academic success by recognizing students’ strengths and weaknesses and by equipping these students with the tools and strategies needed to meet the academic expectations of school, families, and themselves. Our CLP Learning Specialists supports students academically through multifaceted small group and individual learning. The program is named after our Mercy Foundress, Catherine McAuley, and incorporates key strategies to assist a student in reaching her full potential. 

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2021-2022 Enrollment:

Catherine Learning Program enrollment for the Class of 2025 is presently full. The Catherine Learning Program continues to accept and review applications and evaluations for late applicants to the Class of 2025. Decisions for potential waitlist placement will be determined on a rolling basis.

Catherine Learning Program enrollment for the Class of 2023 and Class of 2024 is presently open. Transfer applicants may continue to submit applications and evaluations for admittance into the Catherine Learning Program.