June 30, 2016

Honoring a PLA Graduate

Pictured: Miranda with her parents along with the three instructors she worked with (Justin, Susan and Cynthia) and PLA Founder, Kirsten O’Malley. PNB ballerina gracefully balances the demands of dance and school In an attempt to balance her passion for dance and school, Miranda opted to complete credit courses from Pacific Learning Academy to meet… Read more

May 9, 2016

We love referrals!

How did you hear about us? ABOUT HALF OF OUR REFERRALS COME FROM CURRENT CLIENTS AND WE LOVE TO SAY THANK YOU! 90% of Pacific Learning Academy families came to us via a friend, school, or neighbor. With our Quarterly Referral Drawing, we give an extra thank you to a winning… Read more

April 7, 2016

NCAA Approved!

NCAA Approved Courses at Pacific Learning Academy Pacific Learning Academy is now NCAA Approved! Busy student athletes looking to enhance their academic experience AND work around their sports schedules can now find convenience and academic rigor locally with one-on-one instruction and district-aligned curriculum. In addition to being WA State Approved… Read more

Put on your thinking cap!
February 2, 2016

Final Exam Group Study – a Success!

Thank you to all that joined us for our MLK Jr Final Exam Group Study! Back when I was a student, end-of-semester finals exams felt like the high jump — out of reach and stressful! Parents know that studying for finals should actually start as soon as the new semester… Read more

January 19, 2016

Thankful for referrals from our PLA families

How did you hear about us? 90% of Pacific Learning Academy families came to us via a friend, school, or neighbor. About half of our referrals come from current clients and we love to say Thank You! With our Quarterly Referral Drawing, we give an extra thank you to a winning… Read more

Does My Child Need a Tutor?
September 23, 2015

Does My Child Need a Tutor?

Does My Child Need a Tutor? 8 Things to Consider, From Credentials to Teaching Style Kirsten O’Malley discusses when a tutor is needed and how to find the right tutor for your child in local blog Pacific Learning Academy’s Founder and Executive Director, Kirsten O’Malley, was a recent contributor to… Read more

August 19, 2015

Thank You for Your Referrals!

How did you hear about us? 90% of Pacific Learning Academy families came to us via a friend, school, or neighbor. About half of our referrals come from current clients and we love to say Thank You! With our Quarterly Referral Drawing, we give an extra thank you to a winning… Read more

June 1, 2015

Group Study for FINAL EXAMS: June 13th (Saturday)

Final exams are upon us! Register now for Group Study!  An effective study group, led by an experienced Pacific Learning Academy instructor, will help you prepare for finals by: answering your questions helping you master tough concepts reminding you of what you already know! reminding you of what you don’t… Read more

November 20, 2014

Parent-Teacher Conferences: A Tip Sheet

As you prepare for your next Parent-Teacher Conference, remember that the meeting is a two-way conversation. It’s a great opportunity for the teacher to learn more about your child, and for you both to “get on the same page” with the common goal of helping your child to success. Research… Read more

November 4, 2014

How to Email Your Child’s Teacher at School

Imagine that you are a consultant that specializes in learning. Because you are a superstar, your clientele list has grown significantly and you now have over 150 cases to manage. You see each case EVERY day and each one of those cases also has up to two people providing oversight…. Read more