Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Services included in Tuition

  • Consultation with parents regarding any academic concerns
  • Informal assessment of individual students highlighting their strengths and areas for growth
  • Assist teachers with supplemental instructional methods for individualizing and differentiating instruction
  • Screenings by speech/language and occupational therapists
  • Assistive technology (including text to speech, dictation, etc.) and related support
  • Liaison between parents, students, and faculty to provide guidance and expertise to help students reach their educational goals
  • Provide students with an extra line of academic support when necessary. Parents are encouraged to contact The Learning Center for guidance with their student's educational needs.
  • Suggest strategies and provide information on how to help students become more independent, active learners
  • Provide a lending library for various topics such as parenting, learning differences, and study skills
  • Offer testing accommodations for qualified students (see academic accommodation policy)
  • Work collaboratively with faculty in and out of the classroom
  • Coordinate team meetings
  • TLC and Literacy Specialists may provide differentiated small group instruction in conjunction with classroom teachers 
  • Coordinate the referral process for educational evaluations:
Families requesting teachers to complete any observation forms required by an evaluation center must send the forms directly to The Learning Center for distribution to your child’s current teachers. (See Family Handbook for more information.)

Upper School / College Testing Accommodations

Academic Support and accommodations for families in the Upper School is provided by Student Support Teacher Ron Heller. Learn more on the US Accommodations webpage.

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Tracie Belt

    Tracie Belt 

    Director of The Learning Center and TLC Coordinator for Middle and Upper Schools
    727-456-7528
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  • Photo of Miriam Pardoll

    Miriam Pardoll 

    Assoc. Director of The Learning Center, Coordinator for Experiential and Lower Schools
    727-485-8537
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  • Photo of Heather Vidal

    Heather Vidal 

    LS/MS Literacy Specialist
    727-522-2111 x421
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Shorecrest Preparatory School

5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191
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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.