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Reading Rocks at MLA!

Book Buddies is our unique school-wide literacy program. Small groups of students work on building...

Get Ready for MLA Summer Camp!

Summer Registration is open! See this page to register for Daycamp, PreK Pals and Workshops. {artic...

MLA Ski Club 2020

In this parent run club, we spend 6 (or more) Tuesday afternoons skiing/snowboarding at WISP. All st...

Adopt a Family Holiday Giving

Each year, through Scott's Run Settlement House, we "adopt" a local family to help them have a brigh...

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Morgantown Learning Academy is a non-profit, non-church affiliated, private school for children from preschool to eighth grade located in Morgantown, West Virginia. The purpose of MLA is to provide an alternative education of the highest quality for children of all racial, cultural, religious, and economic backgrounds. The MLA educational program is based on a child-centered philosophy that is committed to teaching children in the ways they learn best.  We create opportunities that allow students to experience excellence.  We invite you to learn more about our programs, our philosophy, and the many ways that our school is unique.

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Creative Teaching at MLA Highlighted at WVU School of Education

MLA's Spanish and Music teacher was honored to be invited to speak at the WVU School of Education regarding the creative use of music in enhancing academics.  The students were very enthusiastic and provided positive feedback:  “It was nice to hear about a private school in the area that has individualized plans for their students. It's amazing that the teachers and kids can incorporate their interests so well into the curriculum. Having teachers from MLA talk to future teachers is a great way to connect their ideas to WVU and even the community…”

Melissa Sherfinski, Assistant Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education, said, “What a privilege for my WVU Creative Experiences class that Jen was willing to share her teaching experiences and talents integrating music and intellectually rich academics. WVU students got some great ideas to adapt and try out in the future.”

MLA is grateful for the opportunity to share experiences with the WVU School of Education.