About The Learning Station

The Learning Station is a privately owned eductional facility that provides diagnostic testing and educational therapy to students and adults who struggle to learn. Located in the Huntington, West Virginia area, we currently serve the West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky tri-State area.

Founded in 2002, The Learning Station uses programs developed by The National Institute for Learning Development. NILD Educational Therapy® addresses learning struggles that stem from immaturities in perception that are foundational to learning. For more information about NILD Educational Therapy®, see our Therapy page.


Sherry A. Burke, M. A. - Director

Sherry Burke graduated from Marshall University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education (Grades 1-8) and Special Education (Grade 1-12). She received a Masters Degree in 1978 in Learning Disabilities from the same university.

In 1985 she received her Permanent Professional License from the State Department of Education in West Virginia.

From 1980-1990, she was a Learning Disabilities resource room teacher at West Middle School in Huntington, WV. In 1997, she began a resource program at Covenant School in Huntington, which eventually led to the formation of The Discovery Center. Sherry was the Director of the Discovery Center from 1998 to 2002. As the Director she supervised therapists, conducted testing and placement of students, and carried a caseload of students that ranged in age from elementary to college.

Currently she is The Learning Station's Director and is a certified NILD Educational Therapist™ and NILD training instructor having delivered educational therapy to students for ten years.

Cynthia Arrowood, M. A. - Educational Therapist

Cynthia Arrowood is a graduate of Marshall University, having received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education in 1981. She received her Master of Arts degree in Learning Disabilities from the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies in 1983. She taught in the Raliegh County, West Virginia school system from 1982 through 1985 as an LD classroom teacher at the elemenary school level, and as an LD classroom teacher in the Wayne County, West Virginia school system at the secondary level from 1985 through 1987. In 1987 she assumed the position of Children's Coordinator for Highlawn Baptist Church in Huntington, West Virginia which she held through 1989. She has been a committed home schooling parent and has both served on, and been the chair person for, the county Home Schooling Steering Committee, an organization providing support for local families in the home schooling movement.