Meet Our Staff

Administrative Staff

Kyle Reese

Kyle Reese

Executive Director/COO

(919) 856-2700

kyle@learningtogether.org

Kyle brings his visionary style and broad cross-functional business experience in sales, business development, customer success, finance and organizational excellence to managing our vision to make inclusive education the model for serving all children in our community. Kyle’s strategic and tactical skills developing metrics to guide our project to scale to impact our community implementation of inclusive education beyond the preschool. As a former Learning Together board president and brother of a Learning Together student, Kyle brings a unique perspective on the lifelong impact that Learning Together can make on a family.

Jan Baker

Jan Baker

Director of School Operations & Education

(919) 856-5200 x5205

jan@learningtogether.org 

With more than 30 years of experience in working with individuals of all abilities Jan Baker, Director of School Operations and Education leads Learning Together’s Inclusive Education program. Her experience understanding the needs of families facing many different challenges and skill in accessing the right partners and resources to assist have changed the lives of thousands of students in her 13 years at Learning Together. Jan is a respected leader in the field of inclusive education serving on the board of the NC Association of Developmental Day Directors (NCADD). Jan is the mother of a son on the Autism spectrum.

Courtney Dozier

Courtney Dozier

Finance Manager

(919) 856-5200 x5204

courtney.dozier@learningtogether.org

Courtney brings two decades of experience in general ledger, payroll, and financial statement accounting to the role of Finance Manager, as well as a Masters degree in Organizational Change and Leadership. She joined the Board of Directors at Learning Together in 2004 and wasted no time jumping in and serving on the Executive Committee as Secretary for two years, and then as President in her third year. Courtney and her husband have five children, including an 11 year old son with Down Syndrome. Her favorite quote is “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all” – Helen Keller.

Mary Kay Kennedy

Mary Kay Kennedy

Director of Development + Strategy

(919) 856-5200 x5202

marykay@learningtogether.org

For the past 10 years Mary Kay has worked in non-profit development, cultivating relationships with donors small and large, business, and organizations. She values community-centered fundraising, always putting the people an organization serves first. As a mother to an autistic child herself she understands the impact and importance Learning Together’s program can have for children and families. She believes we all have the capacity to give, whether through financial support or volunteering.

Classroom Teachers

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Forget-Me-Nots

(919) 856-5200 x5206

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Tamika Stewart

B-K Licensed Teacher

Teacher Assistants:

Jill Mitchell
Monet Whitehurst

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Petunias

(919) 856-5200 x5208

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Krystal Anthony
B-K Licensed Teacher

Teacher Assistant:
Latonya Williams


Sweet Peas

(919) 856-5200 x5450

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Rosa Velez
EI Teacher

Teacher Assistant:
Jackie Cagle


Sunflowers

(919) 856-5200 x5207

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Ashleigh Revels
B-K Licensed Teacher

Teacher Assistant:
Tanisha Murray
Denasia Avery

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Daisies

(919) 856-5200 x6741

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Jessica Watson
B-K Licensed Teacher

Teacher Assistants:
Felecia Dawson

Head Start Partner Teachers

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Crosby Head Start #1

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Lelia Mayer
B-K Licensed Teacher

Teacher Assistant:
Marian Godley

 

Head Start Partner Teachers

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Crosby Head Start #2

 

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