The Learning Center at ECC Awarded Internationally Recognized Certification

The Learning Center at ECC Awarded Internationally Recognized Certification

February 17, 2023 |

The Learning Center (TLC) at East Central College has been awarded Levels 1, 2 and 3 certifications by the internationally recognized College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).

That means the TLC has worked hard to develop a tutor training program that meets the CRLA’s rigorous standards and has completed the International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) peer review process.

“Universities and community colleges alike seek this certification because it sets a precedent for tutoring,” said TLC Executive Director Erin Anglin. “It is a benchmark for academic support excellence, and it shows that TLC tutors will provide the highest level of assistance to students.”

Achieving certification means that ECC’s Learning Center has met CRLA’s high standards for tutor selection, training, direct service and evaluation as an integral part of their overall tutoring program.

About TLC

The Learning Center offers free tutoring in math, writing, science and many other subjects to students and community members. ECC students can make tutoring appointments or stop in for assistance. The center also contains over 40 computers for student use, study tables, a lounge area for relaxed study, private group study rooms and more.

For more information about the center, to make an appointment or chat with a tutor, visit

About CRLA

For more than thirty years CRLA has been a leader in learning assistance reading, and academic support programs with almost 1,300 members and over 2,000 certified training programs worldwide.

The association is a group of student-oriented professionals active in the fields of reading, learning assistance, developmental education, tutoring and peer educating at the college and adult levels.

CRLA’s most vital function and overall purpose is to provide a forum for the interchange of ideas, methods, and information to improve student learning and to facilitate the professional growth of its members. For more information, visit