Contact Us:

A&L Afterschool Literacy+ Institute
2384 Gardendale Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43219-2002
614.253.0773 (office)
614.372.5729 (fax)







Nancy Hill McClary, Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Master of Arts in Education, President & CEO/Institute Director, has 30+ years of experience across K-12 teaching, adult literacy coaching, grant writing, summer camps, university outreach, and corporate scientific/technical writing and document management. Dr. McClary oversees all institute operations, programs, enrollment, and assessment ; parent and student communications; employee and  consultant hiring; and curriculum design and implementation.   





Shirley Grace E. Black, Secretary-Administrator, has more than 25 years of executive office administration experience. She is responsible for the set up/coordination of all office, classroom, and student snack/refreshment operations and recordk eeping and institute financials. 








Board of Directors   




Karen White, BS, MSA, 18 years of experience as a licensed real estate agent, contract manager, and grant/proposal reviewer.      



Eileen Lawson, retired manager after 30 years and parent volunteer who also enjoys tutoring children in reading and math.   



Mary James, hair stylist professional for more than 25 years, parent, and avid tennis player!