“I wanted to thank you...because of you we were able to get Andrew what he needed to be able to learn to read and to learn not to only manage his dyslexia but to actually excel at doing so.” - Melissa, April,2016​

"Tyler had the 3rd highest score of all 7th graders in his school on his English SOL.  He had the highest passing grade in his class." - Parent of a student with dyslexia, June, 2016

"A guide to reaching your destination of academic success"


3701 Pacific Ave., Suite 400

Virginia Beach, VA 23451




Every August we run a surf camp for all ages and experience levels.  Students will learn general ocean knowledge, surf etiquette, how to catch and ride waves and much more. Surfboards are provided, and instruction will be lead by Christian Surfers United States. Instructor, camper ratio is 1:3. Register today!

TLC provides one-on-one tutoring in all subjects, year round, to students ages 5 to adult.  Our tutors also specialize academic therapy, a style of tutoring and coaching for students with learning disabilities.   Academic coaching and academic therapy have proven to not only help an individual improve in their academics but also to improve study skills, visual and auditory processing and memory skills, remediate learning disabilities, and to teach self monitoring, organization, and behavior modification.

Private surf lesson


Every summer we offer Study Skills Workshops. The workshop provides coaching on how to get in shape for the new school year.  Students rising 4th thru 10th grade will learn to improve study habits, organization, and test and note taking skills, in addition to discovering more about their particular learning style. Workbook and snacks included. Register today, space is limited.


study skills workshop

At Tidewater Learning Center we administer Psycho-Educational Evaluations including, but not limited to, IQ testing, achievement in math, writing, spelling, word reading, and comprehension, visual and auditory memory skills,  visual-motor integration, Autism Spectrum and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Questionnaires. 

Phone and Fax

(757) 437-0936

Marie C. Sexton, M.Ed.-Director

​Christin M. Rogers-Assistant Director