The SPEAK Center

The SPEAK Center (Speech Preparation Essentials and Knowledge) is a free tutoring service available to all students enrolled in a Communications course. The center assists students with creating and delivering effective oral presentations and offers academic support in the communications discipline. Students have boosted their grades and their confidence by using the center's services.

The center also offers workshops at various times throughout the academic year to help students, faculty and staff build communication skills.

Tutoring options

  • Upload a speech or assignment on the SPEAK Center Blackboard site and get suggestions for improvement. Look for SPEAK in your list of Blackboard courses, then click on the Virtual SPEAK course link. You can also submit questions by video.
  • Meet with a tutor online for help with a speech or assignment. Use your Wake Tech email address to schedule an appointment.
  • Stop by the SPEAK Center locations on Southern Wake Campus or Scott Northern Wake Campus to meet with a tutor in person.

For more information, email Angela Smedley at [email protected].