The Ketchikan Learning Center is located in the Plaza and has adequate parking which is a commodity in Ketchikan.
The KLC has numerous curriculum samples, a lending library, loaner science kits, and spacious tables for testing and studying. The KLC hosts Lego Robotics during the fall, participates in Battle of the Books, and organizes guided paint activities and field trips to local beaches and lakes. We strive to offer new activities and workshops for our homeschool families.


Ketchikan Learning Center

Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
2417 Tongass Ave., Suite 217

Ketchikan, AK 99901

Toll Free: 866-391-3274

Local Phone: 907-225-3274

Fax: 907-225-3284

Ketchikan Homeschool Staff

When you visit our Learning Center you will be greeted by KLC’s contact teacher, Jen Whicker, or administrative assistant, Nia Boor. Jen has been teaching for 18 years in Southeast Alaska and has been with PACE since 2009. Nia is a recent local to Ketchikan and moved from Kansas in 2015; she has been with PACE since early 2019.

Tapunia “Nia” Boor

Tapunia “Nia” Boor

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Whicker

Jennifer Whicker


Nearby For Homeschool Families in Ketchikan

When visiting the learning center, it is easy to stop and grab a bite before or after at McDonalds, Taco Time, and Safeway. The Learning Center is close neighbors to Vibrance Creative Space and downstairs on the first floor of the Plaza Studio 103 which hosts numerous arts activities for our community. There is a space for little ones to color, play with toys, and build duplos or legos when families visit as well.

A few local resources that our families frequent in Ketchikan rain or shine are the Ketchikan Public Library, Ketchikan Recreation and Aquatic Center which has an indoor swimming pool with slides, and the Southeast Discovery Center. Ketchikan also has parks and walking trails throughout the city that our homeschool families explore. Included photos are of Deer Mountain, Front Entrance, Current Lego Table, Curriculum Set-Up in KLC, and South Point Higgins Beach.