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Learning Partners

An academic coaching and support program for college students with diagnosed learning differences

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Become A
Successful Student

Learning Partners is a fee-based academic coaching and tutoring program that provides the foundation of success for students with learning disabilities and ADHD.

Our Mission is to provide students the individualized support and coaching they need to develop their learning skills, realize their academic goals and work towards becoming successful independent learners.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Realize Educational or Career Objectives

  2. Become Proactive Self-Advocates

  3. Achieve Personal Learning Goals

  4. Develop Personally and Engage Socially

"I firmly believe that our Learning Partners Program is a game changer. It gives students an opportunity to work with a mentor and advocate who understands the struggles of students with learning differences."

Charles Knight, Learning Partners parent, 1987 Louisburg graduate and Louisburg College Trustee

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"The Learning Partners program was an amazing resource for our entire family. It provided the structure and guidance to assist Matt in forming study habits that adapted to his learning style, not the other way around. Learning Partners was the perfect blend of adaptability and advice our son needed to help him become the successful student he is today."

Sharon Bryson, College Trustee, with son Matt '16, now enrolled at East Carolina in Business

Jeremiah Campbell '16,

Greensboro College
$25,000 in music scholarships

Jermeiah Campbell

Stedman Davis '16,

UNC Pembroke
Information Systems & Mass Media
Officer, US Air Force

Stedman Davis

Alyssa Pickens '17,

UNC Greensboro
Information Systems & Mass Media

Alyssa Pickens

Dana Johnson '16,

Pfeiffer University
Health and Exercise Science
Track Team
Academic Scholarship

Dana Johnson

Will Dawes '16,

Guilford Tech Fire Academy Graduate
Working towards EMT certification and career as firefighter

Will Dawes

Barnes Trevathan '17,

Appalachian State
Sustainable Development
LC STEM Graduate
Earned federal hazards certification

Barnes Trevathan
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>Events

Learning Partners Open House - Saturday, Feb 24, 2018

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Meet in Chapel
Lunch Provided

RSVP at 919-497-3236 or learningpartners@louisburg.edu

>LP Services

  • Students are paired with professional learning specialists

  • Intensive, interactive academic coaching and tutorial sessions

  • Promotes self-reliance and learning strategy skills

  • Offers Learning Labs with learning-specific software

  • Creates opportunities for collaboration in a learning community

  • Collaborates with Vocational Rehabilitation Offices for program fee assistance

>LP Resources

State-of-the-art computer and technology center with internet access and assistive technology, including:

  • Read & Write Toolbar

    Read&Write for Google Chrome™ offers a range of powerful support tools to help students gain confidence with reading, writing, studying and research, including:

    • Hear words, passages, or whole documents read aloud with easy-to-follow dual color highlighting
    • See the meaning of words explained with text and picture dictionaries
    • Hear text translated into other languages
    • Get suggestions for the current or next word as you type
    • Turn words into text as you speak
    • Highlight text in documents or the web and collect for use in other documents
    • Create and listen to voice notes directly inside of Google Docs
    • Simplify and summarize text on web pages

    Read&Write for Google Chrome™ is a user-friendly chrome extension for use with PCs, Macs and Chromebooks. It works with web pages and common file types in Google Drive.

    The toolbar is available to all LC students with a louisburg.edu account.

    Download the toolbar



  • Kurzweil 3000

  • Alpha Smart

  • Reading Pen II

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking

  • Electronic Textbooks

>To Apply

  • Complete Application for Learning Partners

  • Submit current documentation (within the past 3 years) of a learning disability or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder that reveals an average to superior intelligence quotient

  • Submit 2 teacher evaluation forms (supplied in the application packet) that address academic strengths and areas of concern as as commitment to learning

  • Furnish a copy of your most recent I.E.P. or 504 Plan (if applicable)

  • Submit a copy of your final high school transcript

  • Attend an on-campus interview to determine acceptance into the program

Students are encouraged to begin their application process to the Learning Partners Program at the same time as applying to Louisburg College.

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