Emphasizing St. Margaret’s commitment to the growth of students in every area of their lives and inspiring them to make the best of themselves, the Wiley H. Wheat Center for Innovative Learning fosters a learning culture that is engaging to each individual student and promotes curiosity, creativity, collaboration, and perseverance. There are seven main areas of focus within the Wheat Learning Center: Academic Counseling and Coaching, Community Outreach, Enrichment Programs, Online Education, Study Skills, Testing, and Writing and Math Labs.

In order to serve the incredibly diverse student body at St. Margaret’s and the even wider range of learning differences, the multipurpose academic resource center offers something for everyone. For students with a unique learning style, learning specialists will help the student to develop strategies and build skills for success in the classroom. For students who are beginning their college search, the Wheat Learning Center offers SAT, ACT, and TOEFL preparation courses as well as individualized instruction. For the more advanced students with tremendous academic potential, they will be encouraged to seek enrichment opportunities like independent studies, service projects, and internships. Tutoring and online education are other valuable services made available through the Wheat Learning Center.

The Wheat Center for Innovative Learning

The Wheat Learning Center teaches girls to unlock their passions and reach their potential.
Jane Harrington
- Coordinator of the Wheat Center


One-on-one instruction; 50-minute sessions; subject areas include math, reading, writing, social studies, science, and study skills *open to the public

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SAT Test Prep

Five three-hour group sessions of quality instruction on test taking strategies *open to the public

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TOEFL Test Prep

16 one-hour group sessions OR individual training sessions

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