South Orange Center

71 Valley St, Ste 200
South Orange, NJ 07079
  (973) 327-9775

Office Hours

Tuesday
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday
3:30pm - 8:00pm
Thursday
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturday
10:00am - 2:00pm

New Students

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Current Students

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Weekly Class Schedule

Wednesday
5:15pm - 6:30pm
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Thursday
4:00pm - 5:15pm
5:15pm - 6:30pm
Saturday
10:00am - 11:15am
11:15am - 12:30pm
12:30pm - 1:45pm

Dr. Alissa Gardenhire

Center Manager

Dr. Alissa Gardenhire takes the education of your children seriously. She believes in the ability of every child to thrive academically with proper support and is delighted to offer, with her talented staff, such support at her South Orange center. Dr. Gardenhire has over 5 generations of teachers in her family and is proud to have joined them in the supplemental education sphere. She earned a Ph.D. from Harvard University in Urban Planning and a bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from the University of California at Santa Cruz. She is a proud mother, daughter and active community member. She enjoys entrepreneurship, fitness, beach vacations, meditation, and cooking.

Dr. Alissa Gardenhire

New Students

Enrollment is easy. Schedule a free appointment to learn more and get your child started at this center.

See the center.

Learn about our programs, tour the classrooms, and see sample teaching materials.

Assessment test for your child.

The assessment test generally takes 30-45 minutes per subject and is used in determining a student's course plan. The test fee is $25 per subject, which is credited towards registration upon enrollment. This test is required only for placement in our Enrichment and Beginners in Class programs.

Set a course plan and schedule.

We will review test results with you and discuss learning needs and goals for your child. After selecting a course and schedule, your child will be ready for the next class.

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Current Students

Miss a day? To schedule a makeup class, fill out the form to the right. If you run into any issues, give your local manager a call.

Reschedule a Class