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Tutoring - TLC

The Learning Center

Need help with math or writing? The Learning Center is here for you! 

Tutoring is available by appointment, though walk-ins are accommodated when possible. TLC is committed to helping you succeed in your studies at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College by providing a number of free workshops, knowledgeable part-time tutors, and two experienced instructional specialists. Please feel free to contact us via email or call 270.901.1049 with any questions you may have.

TLC Instructional Specialists

Sam Day

Jason Dooley

Fall 2016 Hours

For the fall semester, The Learning Center will be open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on the main campus Monday through Friday. Writing help is available on the main campus in Building C, Room 23; math help is available in the main campus library, Building C, Room 22. Additional help will be available in Room 151 at KATI from 4-6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.


Appointments for TLC can be scheduled by phone or email or via Starfish. To view available times and dates and make an appointment through Starfish, follow the instructions below.

 Log on to Blackboard.

  1. Click the Starfish link on the menu at the left side of the screen.
  2. In the menu at the bottom left labeled “My Success Network,” select the tutor with whom you wish to make an appointment. Math tutors are Jason Dooley, Gulnisa Karadshayeva, and Michael Nichols. Writing tutors are Sam Day, Melissa Costa and Haley Quinton.
  3. Clicking on “See available appointments” below the tutor’s name will bring up a calendar from which you can choose a day and time to make an appointment.
  4. Choose the appropriate time, click “Sign Up” and complete the form. **NOTE: Starfish defaults to Eastern Time. Make sure you've changed your settings to the Central Time Zone.
  5. After appointment is scheduled, you will receive a verification email from Starfish.

External Mathematics Resources:

Khan Academy / YouTube Videos that may assist in our math courses.

External Writing Resources:

If you’d like some immediate practice or help with grammar, punctuation, or other writing issues, please visit these links:
MTSU University Writing Center
Grammar Bytes