2017 March Madness:   Beer & Basketball at Cabarrus Brewing Co. 


Our Mission

We are able to help others because there are those who generously help us. We have proven success in helping children to succeed academically.  We work in partnership with the Cabarrus County and Kannapolis City School Systems, serving over 650 children in Title I schools.

​For over 20 years, Academic Learning Center has worked to promote learning and achievement, while developing self-esteem and social skills among elementary children who struggle to learn. Our program is staffed with certified teachers who provide the extra care that enables the children to improve their academic performance and gain


​The purpose of the Academic Learning Center, a free, afterschool tutoring program for students in grades one through five who are performing below grade level, is to help these students improve their academic performance and gain confidence in their ability to learn.

Margaret Irvin, Chairperson

Laura Baker

Nancy Barbee

Conitsha Barnes

Dr. Chip Buckwell

Brian Hiatt

Rob Johnson

Cheryl Kelling

Kevin Laws

Samuel Leder

Dr. Chris Lowder

Amos McClorey

Steve Morris

Hunter Morrison

Angel Oliphant

Annie Parker

Dr. Kelly Propst

Jane Spainhour

Jeanette Trexler

Tim Vaughn

Presenting Sponsors:

Our mission is to improve academic performance and confidence in children through quality tutoring programs.

Terri Chaney

Executive Director


Help sponsor a child by donating today!

board Members

Meet Our Team

Making a difference,  

one child at a time.

Kara King

Program and Special Events Coordinator



Please join us May 18th for an evening of Music featuring Jon Stickley Trio benefiting the children of the Academic Learning Center program in Cabarrus County.

Privacy Statement

Privacy is important to us. We respect the privacy and security of all personally identifiable information. We collect and maintain only personal information that is specifically and knowledgeably provided to us by individuals and donors. For our purpose, personal information includes any information provided on registration and response forms received by the Academic Learning Center. We do not sell or intentionally make available to third parties or the general public your personal information. We will only use your personal information to contact you.

How you can Help


Judy Ackett