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The Learning Center


The Learning Center at HCA


About The Learning Center at HCA:

The Learning Center at Harrells Christian Academy was established to provide a unique and essential service to students with learning differences by offering an alternative to traditional education.  By providing students with a multisensory learning experience in a small group setting (teacher-student ratio 1:3), the Learning Center helps students close the gap between their achievement and their potential.

Instruction is direct, sequential, multisensory, and diagnostic in nature. Skills are taught in an intensive, structured, and individualized manner using auditory, visual and kinesthetic methods. As a supplement to instruction, students enrolled in English Language Arts in the Learning Center will also have access to two research-based computer programs. The goal of the Learning Center is to equip students with the skills necessary to perform within the regular classroom setting.

Services Offered:

● Pull-out resource services for Reading/English Language Arts (grades K-5)

● Content replacement services for Reading/English Language Arts (grades 6-12)

● Content replacement services for Math Instruction (grades 6-12)  

Our Instructors:  

Molly White is the Director of the Learning Center and a Lower, Middle, and Upper School teacher. She is a National Board Certified Teacher-Exceptional Needs Specialist with a bachelor's degree in Special Education Adapted and General Curriculums (K-12). She also has a master's degree in Education with a concentration in Special Education and is dually trained in the teaching methodology of Orton-Gillingham (K-12).

Missy Wells is our Lower School teacher and is certified in grades K-6. She is a National Board Certified Teacher-Middle Childhood Generalist with a bachelor’s degree in Child Development.  She has a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction in K-12 Literacy. She has Academically and Intellectually Gifted certification. She is dually trained in the teaching methodology of Orton-Gillingham (K-12).

Students Served:

  • Students must be enrolled at Harrells Christian Academy.
  • Students must have a current Psychological Evaluation or diagnosis noting a specific learning need.
  • Additional tuition charges apply.