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*Welcome to the Learning Commons!: About Us

About the Learning Commons

photo of the Learning Commons at Western Technical CollegeThe Learning Commons is home to Western Technical College's LibraryWriting CenterMath CenterPeer Tutor supports, the College Prep Center, and so much more. It is your one-stop shop for academic support!

We can also connect you with other resources like CounselingAccess ServicesEquity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement; the Cavalier Cupboard (Western's food pantry); and volunteer opportunities. 

*Student success is our top priority! The Learning Commons will set you up for success!*

Video Overview of the Learning Commons

About this Site

This site provides one-stop access to Learning Commons services, as well as additional resources to support Western students on the path to your degree. Students and instructors generally access this site via one of their courses in Blackboard. 

Contact the Learning Commons

If you just have a question or are not sure who to contact...

Phone: 608-785-9198
Or stop by: Student Success Center, Room S201

If you're looking for something specific...

General Questions, Information About Tutors

Phone: 608-785-9198

Writing Center

Phone: 608-785-9406

Math Center

Phone: 608-789-4797

Science Center


Library, Research Questions

Phone: 608-785-9142

All Learning Commons Staff

Learning Commons Manager Kirsten Moffler-Daykin
Learning Commons Administrative Assistant Esther Kindle
Learning Commons Assistant Leah Melde
Student Learning Librarian  Ellen Range
Student Learning Librarian Linda VanSistine-Yost
Learner Support & Traffic Safety Coordinator Kris Halverson
Academic Intervention Instructor - Math  Julia Callaghan
Academic Intervention Instructor - Writing/Communication Keri Grokowsky
Academic Intervention Instructor - Science Emily Erickson