Welcome to WBL Area Learning Center

Focusing on providing individualized and student-centered learning experiences.

The White Bear Lake Area Learning Center (ALC) is committed to engage students in life-long learning activities that will meet their academic needs. The ALC is also home to the Insight Recovery School.

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GRETCHEN HARRIMAN

GRETCHEN HARRIMAN

PRINCIPAL
Area Learning Center

Our Mission

The mission of the White Bear Lake Area Learning Center, an exemplary, alternative, holistically-focused school community, is to equip and empower each individual student to discover, aspire to, and achieve their goals through lifelong learning via a vital system distinguished by:

  • Learning environments that are safe, collaborative, and flexible
  • Relationships that are respectful, nurturing, and restorative
  • Individualized approaches to support students’ unique academic goals
  • Valuing diversity of people and ideas
  • Committed and specialized staff who support the whole student