LEARNING TOGETHER INC

Address
568 EAST LENOIR STREET No 204
RALEIGH, NC 27601
Contact
Website: http://www.learningtogether.org
Phone: +1 (919) 856-5204
Nonprofit
NTEE: P33 - Child Day Care
EIN: 51-0161593

Mission

MEETING THE DEVELOPMENTAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND HEALTH NEEDS OF YOUNG CHILDREN OF ALL ABILITIES. OUR VALUES AT LEARNING TOGETHER ARE WHAT WE LIVE BY, HOW WE OPERATE, AND WHAT WE BELIEVE IN AND GUIDE OUR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES: INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, INTEGRITY, QUALITY, INTERDEPENDENCY AND INNOVATION.LEARNING TOGETHER'S VISION IS TO CREATE A COMMUNITY OF PROMISE - WHERE CHILDREN OF ALL ABILITIES ARE ABLE TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL WITH THE SUPPORT OF THEIR COMMUNITY AND FAMILIES. WE ARE COMMITTED TO "CHANGING THE CLASSROOM TODAY TO CHANGE THE WORKPLACE TOMORROW".
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1975
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area6640
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$78,373.00$161,306.00  $159,967.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$25,212.00$113,267.00  $155,555.00
Number of employees3444  44
Number of people compensated >$100k01  0
Number of volunteers300120  12
Number of highly compensated contractors00   
Personnel
Barnes, Nell
Title EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person NELL BARNES  NELL BARNES
Position of compensated person
Current officer True  True
Average hours per week working for org 40.00  40.00
Reportable compensation from org $113,267.00  $95,922.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $10,340.00  $9,211.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  $0.00
Baum, Daniel
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    DANIEL BAUM
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Beller, Amanda
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personAMANDA BELLER    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Bertles, Greg
Title DIRECTOR  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person GREG BERTLES  GREG BERTLES
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 1.00  1.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  $0.00
Bobbie, Frances
Title    VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person    FRANCES BOBBIE
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Burns, Brian
Title    TREASURER
Name of key/compensated person    BRIAN BURNS
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Christian, Lori
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person LORI CHRISTIAN   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Forness, Cody
TitleTREASURERTREASURER   
Name of key/compensated personCODY FORNESSCODY FORNESS   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Forness, William
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    WILLIAM CODY FORNESS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Freeman, Ben
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personBEN FREEMANBEN FREEMAN  BEN FREEMAN
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.001.00  1.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00  $0.00
Halley, Deb
Title    FINANCE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    DEB HALLEY
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $59,633.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $5,038.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Harrell, Cricket
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personCRICKET HARRELLCRICKET HARRELL   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Kraus, Wendy
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personWENDY KRAUS    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Leclair, Carol
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personCAROL LECLAIR    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Morris, Carol
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person CAROL MORRIS   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Murphy, Mia
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARY   
Name of key/compensated personMIA MURPHYMIA MURPHY   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Myers, Brad
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    BRAD MYERS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Neal, Paul
Title    PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person    PAUL NEAL
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Newell, Sandy
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personSANDY NEWELLSANDY NEWELL   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Peterson, Kathy
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personKATHY PETERSON    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$25,212.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Reese, Kyle
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENT   
Name of key/compensated personKYLE REESEKYLE REESE   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Schabinger, Diane
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR  SECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personDIANE SCHABINGERDIANE SCHABINGER  DIANE SCHABINGER
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org2.001.00  1.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00  $0.00
Schavone, Pete
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personPETE SCHAVONEPETE SCHAVONE   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Simpson, Melissa
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    MELISSA SIMPSON
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Stone, Elizabeth
Title VICE PRESIDENT   
Name of key/compensated person ELIZABETH STONE   
Position of compensated person
Current officer True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Stone, Liz
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    LIZ STONE
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Vonhaam, Eric
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    ERIC VONHAAM
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO MEET THE DEVELOPMENTAL, EDUCATIONAL AND HEALTH NEEDS OF YOUNG CHILDREN OF ALL ABILITIES.TO MEET THE DEVELOPMENTAL, EDUCATIONAL AND HEALTH NEEDS OF YOUNG CHILDREN OF ALL ABILITIES.  TO MEET THE DEVELOPMENTAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND HEALTH NEEDS OF YOUNG CHILDREN OF ALL ABILITIES.
Program service expenses, total$1,233,486.00$1,512,500.00  $1,286,569.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
THE CHILD MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES TO CHILDREN AGES BIRTH TO FIVE YEARS WHO HAVE DEMONSTRATED SERIOUS SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL, BEHAVIORAL AND/OR MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS THAT HAVE JEOPARDIZED THEIR CHILD CARE, FAMILY LIFE, AND FUTURE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT. IN ADDITION, THE INITIATIVE ALSO OFFERS BEST BUDDIES PLAYGROUPS FOR PRESCHOOLERS TO HELP THEM DEVELOP IMPORTANT SOCIAL SKILLS.
Program expenses    $89,676.00
Program revenue    $76,909.00
Program description    THE CHILD MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES TO CHILDREN AGES BIRTH TO FIVE YEARS WHO HAVE DEMONSTRATED SERIOUS SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL, BEHAVIORAL AND/OR MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS THAT HAVE JEOPARDIZED THEIR CHILD CARE, FAMILY LIFE, AND FUTURE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT. IN ADDITION, THE INITIATIVE ALSO OFFERS BEST BUDDIES PLAYGROUPS FOR PRESCHOOLERS TO HELP THEM DEVELOP IMPORTANT SOCIAL SKILLS.
THE CHILD MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE PROVIDES IN SCHOOL AND HOME BASED SERVICES TO CHILDREN AGES BIRTH TO FIVE YEARS WHO HAVE DEMONSTRATED SERIOUS SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL, BEHAVIORAL, AND/OR MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS THAT JEOPARDIZE THEIR CHILD CARE, FAMILY LIFE, AND FUTURE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT. DURING CY 17 WE SUPPORTED MORE THAN 100 CHILDREN THROUGH OUR CLASSROOM INTERVENTION, 28 TEACHING STAFF AND 20 INDIVIDUAL FAMILIES. ON AVERAGE 71% IMPROVED EMOTIONAL/MENTAL WELL-BEING AND FUNCTIONING AND 71% OF THE FAMILIES HAD IMPROVED INTERACTIONS WITH THEIR CHILDREN AND REPORTED REDUCED STRESS.
Program expenses$44,097.00$45,593.00   
Program revenue$2,600.00$49,810.00   
Program descriptionTHE CHILD MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE PROVIDES IN SCHOOL AND HOME BASED SERVICES TO CHILDREN AGES BIRTH TO FIVE YEARS WHO HAVE DEMONSTRATED SERIOUS SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL, BEHAVIORAL, AND/OR MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS THAT JEOPARDIZE THEIR CHILD CARE, FAMILY LIFE, AND FUTURE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT. DURING CY 17 WE SUPPORTED MORE THAN 100 CHILDREN THROUGH OUR CLASSROOM INTERVENTION, 28 TEACHING STAFF AND 20 INDIVIDUAL FAMILIES. ON AVERAGE 71% IMPROVED EMOTIONAL/MENTAL WELL-BEING AND FUNCTIONING AND 71% OF THE FAMILIES HAD IMPROVED INTERACTIONS WITH THEIR CHILDREN AND REPORTED REDUCED STRESS.THE CHILD MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES TO CHILDREN AGES BIRTH TO EIGHT YEARS WHO HAVE DEMONSTRATED SERIOUS SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL, BEHAVIORAL, AND/OR MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS THAT JEOPARDIZE THEIR CHILD CARE, FAMILY LIFE, AND FUTURE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT, AND COUNSELING TO THEIR FAMILIES. DURING CY 2015 WE SERVED 20 CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES. 71% IMPROVED EMOTIONAL/MENTAL WELL-BEING AND FUNCTIONING AND 71% OF THE FAMILIES HAD IMPROVED INTERACTIONS WITH THEIR CHILDREN AND REPORTED REDUCED STRESS.   
THE DEVELOPMENTAL DAY CENTER PROVIDES AN INCLUSIVE CENTER-BASED PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN 18 MONTHS TO SIX YEARS OF AGE WITH, OR AT RISK FOR, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE TYPICALLY DEVELOPING. IN CY 2017, WE SERVED 100 CHILDREN. IN CY 2017, 82% OF ALL CHILDREN DEMONSTRATED EXPECTED LEVELS OF COGNITIVE, LANGUAGE AND DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS. IN FALL 2017, 96% OF OUR "GRADUATING" CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY ENTERED KINDERGARTEN ON THE STANDARD COURSE OF STUDY.
Program expenses$1,189,389.00$1,466,907.00  $1,196,893.00
Program revenue$1,001,769.00$1,086,490.00  $1,026,493.00
Program descriptionTHE DEVELOPMENTAL DAY CENTER PROVIDES AN INCLUSIVE CENTER-BASED PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN 18 MONTHS TO SIX YEARS OF AGE WITH, OR AT RISK FOR, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE TYPICALLY DEVELOPING. IN CY 2017, WE SERVED 100 CHILDREN. IN CY 2017, 82% OF ALL CHILDREN DEMONSTRATED EXPECTED LEVELS OF COGNITIVE, LANGUAGE AND DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS. IN FALL 2017, 96% OF OUR "GRADUATING" CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY ENTERED KINDERGARTEN ON THE STANDARD COURSE OF STUDY.THE DEVELOPMENTAL DAY CENTER PROVIDES AN INCLUSIVE CENTER-BASED PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN 18 MONTHS TO SIX YEARS OF AGE WITH, OR AT RISK FOR, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE TYPICALLY DEVELOPING. IN CY 2015, WE SERVED 100 CHILDREN. IN CY 2015, 82% OF ALL CHILDREN DEMONSTRATED EXPECTED LEVELS OF COGNITIVE, LANGUAGE AND DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS. IN FALL 2015, 96% OF OUR "GRADUATING" CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY ENTERED KINDERGARTEN ON THE STANDARD COURSE OF STUDY.  THE DEVELOPMENTAL DAY CARE CENTER PROVIDES AN INCLUSIVE CENTER-BASED PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN FROM EIGHTEEN MONTHS TO EIGHT YEARS OF AGE WITH, OR AT RISK FOR, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND FOR CHILDREN TYPICALLY DEVELOPING.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,249,499.00$1,630,712.00  $1,450,611.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$242,489.00$499,256.00$384,070.00$376,411.00$291,030.00
Revenue from noncash contributions $1,653.00  $22,966.00
Investment income, current yr$3,857.00$251.00  $376.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$242,489.00$499,256.00  $291,030.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00  $0.00
Other revenue, current yr$427.00$679.00  $60,581.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00  $0.00
Program service revenue (total)$1,002,726.00$1,130,526.00$1,271,991.00$1,177,138.00$1,098,624.00
Gross receipts$1,259,477.00$1,663,438.00  $1,474,381.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns$177,660.00$198,247.00  $206,952.00
Revenue from fundraising events$23,828.00$69,983.00   
Revenue from all other contributions$41,001.00$231,026.00  $84,078.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$1,643.00$5,774.00  $4,778.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$4,444.00$251.00  $376.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$1,216.00-$5,095.00  $55,803.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$1,402,180.00$1,635,482.00  $1,417,959.00
Total functional expenses: program service $1,233,486.00$1,512,500.00  $1,286,569.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$114,061.00$84,475.00  $86,283.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$54,633.00$38,507.00  $45,107.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)    $1,630.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00  $0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$150,275.00$312,008.00$305,649.00$320,762.00$234,831.00
Total assets, beginning of year$312,008.00$305,649.00  $206,207.00
Total liabilities$47,588.00$56,640.00$45,511.00$57,618.00$71,877.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$56,640.00$45,511.00  $81,165.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$102,687.00$227,849.00  $162,954.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$0.00$27,519.00   
Net assets$102,687.00$255,368.00  $162,954.00
Net assets, beginning of year$255,368.00$260,138.00  $125,042.00
Investments: other securities$14,714.00$111,987.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$53,491.00$14,810.00  $58,021.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$14,810.00$21,244.00  $59,951.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$152,681.00-$4,770.00  $32,652.00
Advertising (total)$175.00$828.00  $359.00
Savings & temp cash investment$54,422.00$170,900.00  $130,111.00
Accounts receivable, net$21,995.00$12,550.00  $41,195.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$5,653.00    
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$47,588.00$56,640.00  $71,877.00
Total net assets or fund balances$102,687.00$255,368.00  $162,954.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$1,174.00$1,174.00  $756.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1112  12
Number of independent voting members1112  12
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrue  True
Accrual accountingTrueTrue  True
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-01  2012-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990  990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-122017-08-16  2014-06-30
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.0  2012v2.1
Filing identifier201821359349307302201730889349300503  201401349349302105
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