The LCRP provides residents of central Louisiana access to more educational opportunities than many other major metropolitan areas of the state. The LCRP and our partner institutions are making education and training accessible, convenient, affordable, and flexible to fit the busy lifestyles of students and their families. We make education fit your life by offering most of our classes in the evenings & a growing number online.

Our centrally-located facility also offers conferencing and workshop spaces to fit almost any need. The Learning Center for Rapides Parish is designed to meet the learning needs of the entire central Louisiana community.

News & Announcements

Child Development Associate Certificate Classes Under Way

Crayons and story time have long been associated with child care centers, but early childhood education encompasses many additional areas. Child care center administrators recognize this, and are now working to ensure that their staff members become Child Development Associates.

Learning Center Announces Summer Class Schedule

The Learning Center for Rapides Parish has announced a variety of college courses and programs for the summer semester, ideal for students who may be home for the summer.

Learning Center offering entrepreneurship course this spring

Area residents interested in finding out more about starting their own business will have an opportunity through a new course being offered this spring at the Learning Center for Rapides Parish.