Amanda Avery


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Brief Bio:

Amanda is the founder and director for Avery Learning Lab. Her B.S. in Marine Biology was earned at UNC-Wilmington. She received her teaching certification through a lateral entry program associated with UNC-Chapel Hill. She has 11 years of teaching experience and 8 years of tutoring experience. Her teaching certification is in grades 6-12 Science, and 9-12 Math, and she is National Board Certified. She was Teacher of the Year for Hawley Middle School 2012-2013, and was involved in helping the technology team of Granville County Schools with presentations, classroom observations, and getting recognized by Apple for using technology in the classroom.

She has tutored all subjects and grade levels during her 8 years of tutoring as a side passion to her full time teaching career. She specializes in developing learning skills, study skills, focus, motivation, and an understanding of how a student’s brain works. Her subject specialties are Math, Science, and Reading.

She loves children, animals, and all things science and math. She has a passion for learning, and building a love of learning in others. She has worked with numerous families and students on academics, learning skills, and making changes for growth in all aspects of students’ lives. Her hobbies are outdoor activities, reading, music, black-smithing, learning new skills and areas of interest, and caring for her many pets and goats.


Testimonials from students and parents:

“I highly recommend Amanda’s style of working with kids. She helped my son with his reading comprehension where others haven’t been able to and he has been able to build from it.”



“Amanda is great with children and has a positive and cheerful attitude!”

-Vicki (07/14/2015)


“Ms. Avery has done a really good job with my daughter helping her to shore up areas that she needed to improve. She takes the time to develop strategies for her and suggestions that have helped my daughter make steady development. We are very pleased with her service.”

-Lenny (04/2015)


“Ms. Avery does a great job. She is always available to help our daughter with any issues,assignments,or concepts she is struggling with academically. She is also a great resource for parents with an abundance of literature and materials on many issues for dealing with a variety of topics on dealing with parental situations. I would recommend her to everyone.”
-Ashley C. (12/10/2014)
“I would like to say that Amanda tutored both of my sons in the past and I feel that it was very beneficial to them. She introduce some great new study strategies and focusing techniques that help them get through some classes that they both struggled with. I feel very good and confident with the work she does. To me the most important aspect of her work is that she truly cares about the success of her students. Way to go Ms. Avery!!”
– L. Logan (10/12/2014)

Subject Areas:

  • K-12: Math
  • K-12: Reading and Writing
  • K-12: Science
  • Study Skills, Test Taking Skills, and Life Skills


Type of Tutoring:

  • Comprehensive Tutoring
  • Some Intensive Tutoring


Other Duties:

  • Director of Learning Activities
  • Director of Learning Evaluations
  • Liaison with Hux Family Farm (educational farm)


Contact Info: (If you are an existing student/parent of Amanda’s or if you have questions about our other services)

  • Email:


Want to sign up for tutoring with Amanda?

Contact: or call 919-578-6990