Learning Together History
Current Years 2011-Present
2019 - Selected as a GSK IMPACT Award Recipient
2017-2022 - Continued NAEYC accreditation
2014 - We began a partnership with Project CATCH and its member shelter agencies offering child mental health services to the families and children who are living in homelessness.
We began a partnership with Little Pros Academy, a program of Rainbow Child Care Centers & Little Pros Academy. This is our first partnership with a for-profit child care organization to offer inclusive "blended" classrooms at their Wake Med location.
We celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Tees for Tots golf tournament!
2013 - Renewal of our Five Star License, the highest possible in NC, again with a perfect 15 of 15 points earned!
Our National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation was renewed for five years after an exemplary site visit in the spring. This prestigious recognition has been achieved by only 6,500 early childhood programs nationwide currently.
The Nell G. Barnes Endowment was begun in celebration of her 30 years with Learning Together and her dedication to the program and the children and families we serve.
2012 - Tommy Freeman, son of board member Ben Freeman, hikes the Appalachian Trail from beginning to end, 2,178 miles. Hiking for the Stars raises over $27,000 for Learning Together.
Learning Together becomes an official non-profit partner agency of Cisco, furthering our special relationship.
The inaugural Cisco Scramble golf tournament and Triangle Rock, Paper, Scissors Showdown both are held in the spring.
2011 - Partnered with the Method Child Care Center to offer inclusive "blended" classrooms at their Raleigh location.
Experienced our largest volunteer day ever--130 Cisco employees.