Welcome to the Learning Center!

Our goal is simple: To create learning success stories, one student at a time.


Since we opened our doors, the Learning Center has been helping students fulfill their potential. We do this through personalized instruction, working hand-in-hand with the student’s classroom teachers for the most efficient learning. Tutoring offered in all subject areas.  Assistance in school projects from a blue ribbon first place winner. Attention to English as a second language students. Test preparation and test  proctoring available. Home school scholars and charter school students welcomed. Art lessons also available in drawing, painting, mixed media and collage.

Our Staff

Andrew Patrick Linton, BFA, Double degree in art and ceramic art, 16+ years as successful business owner of POTTERY CENTRAL, offers painting and drawing classes.  Many art classes offered at convenient times .

Test Preparation

  • Practice Tests
  • Released State Tests
  • State Test Preparation
  • Test Proctoring
  • Test Camp

All star Tutoring

The Learning Center provides one-on-one tutoring in Math, Reading, and Writing including ESL . We also offer homework help and help with school projects and test proctoring. 

Our Instructors

All Learning Center teachers are graduates and many have more than 20+ years experience.  Many also have certifications or licenses for specific fields.

ALLSTAR Professional tutoring

Pat Curtis Linton, PhD, M.A., heads up the team with 27+ years in CMS. A National Board Certified educator with NC license for English, ESL, and Counseling, Dr. Linton's dissertation from 2011 was based on motivating students.

Drew Barry Linton, B.A.,  offers a current approach to the learning process. As a recent graduate he knows what is expected in  higher education and can prepare students with that knowledge.