Registration Now Open for Born Learning Academy

The United Way of Franklin County is excited to announce that registration is now open for the Born Learning Academy, a free six-week program designed to help families with young children (age 0 to pre-kindergarten) discover fun, engaging ways to turn everyday activities into valuable learning experiences.

The Born Learning Academy will run from April 11 to May 16, taking place every Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:30 AM at Coyle Free Library. Parents and caregivers interested in participating can register at

The program’s mission is to provide families with proven tips, tools, and resources that will enable them to take a more active role in preparing their children for kindergarten. Each session will focus on practical ideas for transforming routine activities into moments that foster learning and growth.

To ensure a convenient and enjoyable experience for all attendees, the Born Learning Academy will provide childcare and nutritious snacks during each session. This allows parents and caregivers to focus on gaining valuable knowledge and skills that will help them support their children’s early development.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with other families in the community and learn new strategies for nurturing your young child’s education. Secure your spot in the Born Learning Academy today by visiting and registering for this invaluable program.

Click here to register


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A graduate of Wilson College and The Catholic University of America, Janet taught English and Latin in Pennsylvania and was a school librarian in Virginia. 

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