Avalon Learning Center
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
~William Butler Yeats
Offering Tutoring Programs for Every Student's Needs
Academics for Adults Program Small Wonders Tutoring Program Whiz Kids Tutoring Program
Tutoring for the Mature Student Tutoring Just for Preschoolers Tutoring for Grades K-12
Ages 18+ Ages 3 to 5 Ages 5 - 18
www.AvalonLearningCenter.com www.SmallWondersTutoring.com www.Whiz-Kids-Tutoring.com
Helping Students One at a Time Since 1996:
Avalon Learning Center is under the directorship of Mary Tisthammer who holds a degree in education and is an experienced classroom teacher. Mary graduated the University of Nebraska as a Regents Scholar and is a member in good standing of the Golden Key National Honor Society. She has served as a guest instructor at Creighton University where she was invited to teach the tutoring methods that are employed by Avalon Learning Center and has authored numerous tutoring programs that are founded on the principles of holistic teaching. Mary has traveled to Europe, Egypt and the Arctic where she collected data for the "Wonders of the World" enrichment class and has an extensive professional background that also includes music, journalism and law. Her teaching experience as a state certified teacher encompasses four years in the public school sector and eighteen years in private tutoring.
To Contact Mary Call: (402) 553-4003 Or Email: mary@AvalonLearningCenter.com
Tutoring Tips and Resource Network
Parents who wish to learn more about ways in which they can assist their children with homework and/or academic related issues will find valuable help on "Tutoring Tips". Parents may also wish to learn tutoring techniques by observing a session first hand or by attending one of the workshops that are sponored periodically by Avalon Learning Center. There is no charge to attend the workshops or to audit a tutoring session.
The "Resource Network" provides online data and contact information regarding services that are offered by clientele and associates who are affiliated with Avalon Learning Center. Links to various agencies and educational sites are also provided.
To be included in the online "Resource Network", parents are asked to submit information about their service to the director. All participation in the "Resource Network" is voluntary.