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Our Mission
Locally Owned & Operated

Founded in 2001 (Formally Learning Solutions) is one the oldest tutoring providers, the Achievement Center has been serving the Black Hills for nearly 20 years. Our mission is provide the best possible education for all of the students to meet their potential and exceed their expectations. The center of Learning Solutions was started by Dr. Robert Arnio, Clinical Psychologist who is dedicated to student success, improving grades, building confidence and study habits. Dr. Arnio is the Executive Director who has extensive experience with academic testing, dyslexia, understanding learning styles and assisting students with their educational goals. He has lived with his family in the Rapid City for many years. 

Dr. Kari Scovel, Psychologist, is a Director of Staff who has 20 years of experience with assisting others in academic testing and psychological services throughout the Black Hills. She grew up in the Black Hills and has lived in Rapid City for the past 20 years. Dr. Arnio and Dr. Scovel are committed to assisting each student receive individualized instruction from tutors that they need in order to be successful in school and continue to excel in the future.