Building Strength Through Support

The Salem Academy Learning Center

Salem’s Learning Center is located in the Ann Stone Hanes Library. It features a comfortable and confidential environment, along with a collaborative work space. Students visit the Center for support in:

  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Note taking
  • Study skills

Learning Specialist

Additionally, the Academy employs a learning specialist, Ms. JoAnn Caligiuri. She works to identify and support students in need of learning accommodations.

In particular, Mrs. Caligiuri

  • Develops formal plans to address students’ individual needs
  • Helps teachers identify struggling learners and implement accommodations
  • Serves as the point person for SAT and ACT special requests

Meet JoAnn Caligiuri, M.A., Learning Specialist


JoAnn Caligiuri joined Salem Academy as the learning specialist in August 2018. She has extensive experience helping students with learning differences and ADHD, having worked at a private school that exclusively served students with those diagnoses.

Mrs. Caligiuri believes that all students can benefit from help with organization, time management, study habits, and test taking skills. Her office is open to all students at Salem Academy for academic support. ​​​​

Latest News

Cherokee Commemoration

Thursday, November 17, 2022
On October 22, more than 30 descendants of Cherokee Moravian students, who attended Salem in the 19th century, came to campus for a celebration to commemorate their ancestors.

Today We Honor Those Who Served

Friday, November 11, 2022
To our Salem community members and loved ones who have selflessly served in our armed forces, we thank you and appreciate your sacrifice.

Junéja, Peck, Juran, Moulton and Zifchak Join Salem Academy and College

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