2015 Year in Review

2015 has been a year of great growth here at Growing Together Preschool.  Here’s what we’ve been up to this year. SENSORY SMART CLASSROOMS & MNRI MOVEMENT GROUPS Our classrooms are currently undergoing a transformation into sensory-smart classrooms, and we began MNRI movement groups with our occupational therapist, Kristy Stamper. The overall goal of both […] Read more…

Have You Met Leeann?

A young woman ascends the stage, smiles and accepts her award.  The young woman is Leeann Noland.  She is twenty years old, has Down syndrome and is profoundly deaf.  She is accepting the United Way of the Bluegrass’ highest honor, the Courage Award.  The Courage Award is given to a person who has overcome personal […] Read more…

When Is Food About More Than Food?

When you’re a part of the GTP family! Over the past year, GTP has done a major overhaul to our meal service offerings. You may or may not have seen us touting that we became pioneers once again in 2014 by launching the state of Kentucky’s first Kentucky Proud Farm to Preschool program. However, the […] Read more…

What Does a Kid in a Bag Have to Do With It?

Last year, Byron entered our preschool classroom. Quickly, the teachers noticed that he had limited communication and comprehension, often threw fits, had difficulty forming friendships and could not run, skip or jump like his peers. Screenings and assessments indicated delays in speech, fine motor and social emotional development. We discussed the concerns with the family […] Read more…

SUMMER CAMPS AT GTP

We are excited to announce that we will be expanding our program to include summer camp for our school age siblings and friends! We are really looking forward to welcoming back GTP graduates, older siblings and some new friends for the summer. This is also a great opportunity for children receiving therapeutic services through Fayette […] Read more…

Children Are the Seed Corn of Our Community and Our Future

When I first joined the Board of Growing Together Preschool, Inc. in the late 1980s, it was the ONLY preschool program in Central Kentucky integrating the early development and learning of children with and without disabilities. Many of the original founders of the program were also involved with the Bluegrass Association for Mental Retardation. They […] Read more…