Avery Learning Center

The Avery Learning Center is located at 785 Cranberry Street in Newland. A variety of classes including pre-college programs, ESL, personal enrichment courses, short term certifications, and some curriculum classes are offered. To view a full listing of courses offered at the ALC click here.

Office hours:

M-Th 8:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. F 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Message from the Dean

Check out our course schedule to learn more about the course offered at the ALC. There are courses to help you train for a new career, enhance your current job skills, or for a hobby. If you would like to teach or if you have a course idea please email mcphillips@mayland.edu.

Some exciting courses offered:

· Real Estate Prelicensing

· Pharmacy Technician

· Phlebotomy Technician

· Electrical Technician

· Plumbing – NCCER Certification

· Welding

· Art Classes

· Jewelry Making Classes

· Much more


Melissa Phillips – Dean, Avery Learning Center

Brooke Clark – Administrative Assistant

Rodena Clark – Administrative Assistant

Sharon Vance, Instructor, Pre-College Programs

Gina Coffey, Instructor, Pre-College Programs

Trena Johnson – Life Skills Instructor

Elaine Vance – PT Assistant

Teri Carpenter – PT Assistant

Lucy Hoffman – ESL Instructor