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The Steps to Success Learning Center was opened in 2002 by Mona Angelowicz and Amy Marschel. Steps to Success uses a total team approach and partnership with families and schools to provide a structured learning experience through one-to-one and small group instruction. The company’s goal is to catch the students who are falling through the cracks, academically, socially and cognitively. The company performs a thorough assessment to create a customized program designed for each student.


The highly trained staff uses a variety of multi-sensory, academic programs such as Lindamood-Bell™ reading programs; Orton-Gillingham reading and language program, Steps to Success method, which includes organization strategies for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, social skills, subject specific tutoring and study skill.


Mona Angelowicz M. Ed.

Mona Angelowicz has been a committed educator for over 30 years


While teaching at a private school in the Scottsdale, Arizona area she noticed that students identified as difficult learners, or problem students were not getting the necessary attention required to provide self-confidence and successful learning. Mona was on the staff at The MelMed Center providing the Right Brain Success program, which addressed the academic, cognitive and social needs of students. Motivated by a desire to help these students she began a tutoring service, which has blossomed into the Steps To Success Learning Center.


Educated at the State University College at Brockport, located in Brockport, New York. She completed her Masters Degree in Elementary Education in 1976.


Amy Marschel B.S. Ed  

Special Education Certification Learning Disabilities and Mild and Moderate Mental Retardation (K-12)


Amy Marschel has been both an elementary and junior high school learning disabilities resource teacher. She has also taught self-contained MIMR/MOMR classes. Because the needs of her students were so great in the area of language, especially in the are of reading, Amy sought after and became trained in the top reading and language programs to help make a difference with her students. The progress was overwhelming and with the desire to share her training and knowledge about learning styles and reading difficulties with more people Steps to Success Learning Center was born. Amy was the first person to bring a Lindamood-BellTM reading programs to Arizona 12 years ago.


Amy is a wife and mother two children. She has served on the board for the Dyslexia Association Arizona Branch and gives numerous talks throughout the valley to help educate parents and teachers about Dyslexia and reading difficulties.


Mona Angelowicz and Amy Marschel have both been directors of other successful learning centers in the valley.  Mona was the owner and director of Esteem Boosters, Airpark Educational and Counseling Services and Totem Learning Center.  Amy Marschel was the Director of The Reading Clinic which was the first center in the valley to provide the Lindamood-Bell™ reading program.



Steps To Success Learning Center is NOT Lindamood-Bell™ Learning Processes nor is it affiliated with, certified, endorsed, licensed, monitored or sponsored by Lindamood-Bell™ , Nanci Bell, Phyllis Lindamood or Pat Lindamood. Lindamood­Bell – an international organization creating and implementing unique instructional methods and programs for quality intervention to advance M-language and literacy skills – in no Way endorses or monitors the services provided by Steps To Success Learning Center.

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