Making a Positive Impact!

Serving at risk students on site at 12 elementary schools in Cabarrus County and at the Boys and Girls Club of Cabarrus County.


Cabarrus County Schools:

A.T. Allen Elementary

Beverly Hills Elementary

Carl A. Furr Elementary

R. Brown McAllister Elementary

Rocky River Elementary

Royal Oaks Elementary

W.M. Irvin Elementary

Winecoff Elementary


Kannapolis City Schools:

Forest Park Elementary

Jackson Park Elementary

Shady Brook Elementary

Woodrow Wilson Elementary






Mission Statement:

Our mission is to improve academic  goal is to assist children, through  quality tutoring programs. 


Visions Statement:

The Academic Learning Center will help increase academic achievement and confidence in children to ensure their future success in a global economy; 

will provide services in a 

nurturing involvement 

and community partnerships.  

We are making a positive impact.


Our students come from moderate to very low income homes

Academic Learning Center students strive for higher attendance and are more confident in their ability to participate in regular classroom lessons. The Academic Learning Center's goal is to assist children, through the school and teachers, toward improving their academic performance.  Academic Learning Center students strive for higher attendance and are more confident in their ability to participate in regular classroom lessons.  Academic Learning Center is a separate organization from the school system and depends on private funding from foundations, businesses and 

individuals to run its program.  Every dollar spent is carefully allocated

 to make the best use of available money.

Our Funding comes from:

Atrium Health

Ben Mynatt Children's Foundation

Cabarrus County Community Foundation

Concord Community Development Block

Central United Methodist Church, Concord NC

Robin and Alan Davis

Duke Energy Foundation

First Presbyterian Church, Concord NC
First Presbyterian Women, Concord NC

Kannapolis Community Development Block

King Financial Corporation

Mariam and Robert Hayes Charitable Trust

Show Show, Inc

Speedway Children's Charities

United Way of Central Carolinas

Walmart

Wells Fargo Foundation

and many other individual donors in our community

About Us

Judy Ackett

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  Bookkeeper



Terri Chaney

Terri Chaney: Grant Wtire and Program Coordinator

Grant and Program Coordinator


Kara Hemenway King

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Executive Director

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Board Members:

Jeanette Trexler, Chairperson

Laura Baker

Nancy Barbee

Conitsha Barnes

Dr. Chip Buckwell

Brian Hiatt

Margaret Irvin

Rob Johnson

Cheryl Kelling

Kevin Laws

Dr. Chris Lowder

Amos McClorey

Steve Morris

Hunter Morrison

Annie Parker

Jane Spainhour

Tim Vaughn