We have the solution for you! Call Parrish Learning Zone today to customize a plan for your student. We offer tutoring in reading, math, SAT & ACT Prep, study skills and various high school subjects including Algebra I, Algebra II, Calculus, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics, Physics , Biology, Chemistry, Foreign Languages including Spanish, French and Latin and more serving Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.
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Awards and Recognition:
Discussing our Stuff the Bus drive (Aug. 4 Southpoint Wal-Mart) on Ted Schubel’s Town Talk Radio Show
Nina Parrish, Dawn Shelley, Rene Daniels and Michelle Swisher discuss the upcoming Stuff the Bus school supply drive with Ted Schubel on his Town Talk Radio...Read More "Discussing our Stuff the Bus drive (Aug. 4 Southpoint Wal-Mart) on Ted Schubel’s Town Talk Radio Show"
Based on its expertise in education and parenting, Parrish Learning Zone has had their blog featured on the Huffington Post, Edutopia, Parent Co., We...Read More "Featured on multiple national sources as an expert in education"
Parrish Learning Zone is excited to announce that we were chosen by Spotsylvania County Public Schools as a Business Partner of the Year for...Read More "Spotsylvania County Public Schools Business Partner of the Year"
Parrish Learning Zone is excited to announce that we were chosen by Spotsylvania County Public Schools as a recipient of the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA)...Read More "Virginia School Boards Association Business Honor Roll"
Every year Fredericksburg Parent & Family magazine holds an annual contest where Fredericksburg and the surrounding communities vote for their favorite local businesses. Parrish...Read More "Voted a Fredericksburg Family Favorite for Three Years in a Row!"
Nina Parrish, Amanda Blalock, Rene Daniels and Michelle Swisher discuss the upcoming Stuff the Bus school supply drive with Ted Schubel on his Town Talk Radio...Read More "Discussing our Stuff the Bus drive on Ted Schubel’s Town Talk Radio Show"
Nina Parrish was chosen as one of the “Top 10 of the Next Gen” business leaders. This award honors 10 Fredericksburg-area professionals under the age...Read More "Nina Parrish – one of the “Top 10 of the Next Gen” business leaders in Fredericksburg"
Nina Parrish is a regular guest on the Dee Daniels' show "Dee in the Morning." Nina and Dee discuss hot topics in the world of...Read More "Nina is a regular guest on the Dee Daniels’ show on B101.5"
Here’s what our clients are saying about us on Facebook…
My daughter has a math learning disability and hated math. We started working with Nina Parrish and stuck with it for several months. Her grades have improved, but more importantly, so has her self confidence. She now loves going to work on math and will even work on it at home by herself. We are grateful for Parrish Learning Zone!
Laura Ivey Ellis
Mr. Chaves is an extremely gifted chemistry teacher. It's such a difficult subject--my son was drowning by the time we found PLZ. This was truly a last ditch effort on our part. Mr. Chaves was able to turn that ship around after only 4 lessons and my son passed the SOL! He was able to distill difficult concepts in a way that made them comprehensible and he was patient and kind and gave my son the confidence to succeed. His actual eacher expressed surprise and made a point of telling him he didn't know how he did it but he was impressed. It takes a gifted teacher to get results like that.I only wish we'd found PLZ and Mr. Chaves in the beginning of the school year.
Anne Kater Reeves
I highly recommend Parrish Learning Zone. My daughter was able to achieve the SAT score she was aiming for with the help of her Math (Mr. James Slane) and English (Mrs. Lauren Cannavo) tutors. Not only did they help her with practice tests but they also boosted her confidence in taking the SAT. The owners (Nina and Jay) were always prompt in answering my emails. They are very accommodating and worked around my daughter’s schedule (thank you Shiela for all your help in finding available dates for my daughter to meet with her tutors). Thank you Parrish Learning Zone for helping my daughter achieve her goal!
Awesome! Very structured and student focused - they identified the areas of weakness and turned those into areas of strength in a very short amount of time. I loved the communication from the tutor and the company. I received a specific report of my child's tutoring session including improvements and areas that needed continued work. I received reminders of upcoming tutor sessions - which I needed!! I felt the individual attention and service was worth every penny AND found the prices to be much more reasonable that other tutors in the area. I would HIGHLY recommend Parrish Learning Zone to any parent that needs to find highly competent tutoring help for their child. Parrish is simply the best!
Michele Hiltbrunner Freemyers
An excellent place to take your kids for any tutoring needs! PLZ is a very personalized and hands on service! Both of my teenage boys have been through here for various reasons and I know we will continue to make use of them!
Tammy Elms Mosco
SAT Prep Course with Parish Learning is definitely a worthwhile invest !!...My son's scores improved over 200 plus points!!
I am extremely thankful to Parrish Learning Zone. I have a son that is a freshman in college majoring in mechanical engineering. I am so glad that we found out about the Parrish Learning Zone because they were very caring and really worked hard around my sons high school football schedule to ensure that he received all of the needed instruction in order to do well on the SAT testing. It was a great investment for his future. I believe this experience prepared my son for the transition to college life. He was able to attend a top engineering college and to play football there. My daughter is a senior in high school now and was admitted into two of the top ranked public schools in Virginia. She will be a freshman at one of these schools next year. She also was enrolled in the Parrish Learning Zone for preparation for the SAT. I am again thankful to the Parrish Learning Zone and feel that this was a great long term investment into their futures. I would strongly recommend the Parrish Learning Zone to anyone looking for an environment that offers a caring and knowledgeable approach to educating students. They are the best.
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