Carol M Utay Carol

  • Total Learning Academy is a program for students that need a more intensive remedial approach.
  • Classes are typically 4-7 students and students receive individualized attention.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 3-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/Language-based, ADHD, ALL Learning Differences, Students with Anxiety or Depression
Year Founded1999
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students34 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Carol M Utay Carol Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size7 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesIndividualized
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition may be paid by student's home school district or private parent pay. Some scholarships are available.
Admissions DirectorDr. Carol Utay

School Notes

  • Step into Total Learning Centers and you will see an active, open learning environment that is welcoming and family friendly.  We believe that each child has unique gifts and talents; therefore Total Learning Centers develops a personalized instructional program based on a student`s initial and ongoing evaluation results. Our instructional programs are cutting-edge, research-proven, learning strategies that enhance the student`s ability to perform in their school, home and community environments.
  • Founded in 1999, by Drs. Joe and Carol Utay, TLC "Prepares Students Today for Success Tomorrow" through direct, intensive, research-based methods to ensure significant gains in reading, writing, math, attention, processing, working memory and more. Working with clients from age 5 through College in the Pittsburgh, Pa. area, we offer an array of services to help children reach their educational potential through school support, expert tutoring or remediation.
  • Our experienced and distinguished staff and educators live and breathe by our on-going mission: To help caring parents minimize their child`s frustration and maximize their potential by removing obstacles to learning.  We work with the students in a positive, caring environment to provide instruction targeted to their specific needs. At TLC we believe every student can travel as far as their passion takes them.

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