La Petite Academy Near Me

La Petite Academy Near Me

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Welcome to our wonderful La Petite Academy educational daycare in Alexandria, VA! My name is Mariana and I am the director. I'd like to take this opportunity to tell you about myself, as well as the programs and staff here. I have a bachelor's degree in early childhood education and I bring more than 35 years of experience in the teaching field. I have spent 22 years as a manager for La Petite in Alexandria. Whether it's providing loving care for infants or participating in activities in our preschool programs, I really enjoy interacting with all of the families at the school and knowing I help make a difference in their lives. Our programs aim to develop your whole child. That means we work to sharpen their academic skills, along with developing their growing bodies. Every piece of our curriculum contains age-appropriate activities that your child will enjoy and learn from. We have an outstanding group of teachers on our staff that deliver the curriculum. Together, they have more than 200 years of experience in early education. All our lead teachers have degrees related to early childhood education. One has a master's degree in music, four have recently acquired their CDA (Child Development Associate certification) and two are Spanish teachers. Our staff also includes two accredited food managers. If you are looking for an education-driven daycare in Alexandria, VA, then give La Petite Academy a call to schedule a tour today! We look forward to meeting you!

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Thank you for visiting La Petite Academy educational daycare in Springfield, VA. My name is Rose Vargas and I have been with this daycare four years... and have been the director here for one year. I have 32 years of childcare experience and I have my Child Development Associate (CDA) certification. I am also a licensed EMT in Prince William County, VA. Our school - including daycare for infants, preschool programs and more - is in the process of being nationally accredited by NECPA (National Early Childhood Program Accreditation). The standards we follow are higher than those of the State of Virginia. In addition to our regular curriculum, we offer Muzzy Spanish lessons, ABC Music & Me classes, and American Sign Language. I love working here because of the caring atmosphere we feel every day. We have teachers who are truly dedicated and who want to see children succeed! I have always had a passion for nurturing children. I have been a foster parent for six years, where I learned to see what is important for each individual child. I run this daycare here in Springfield as if it were my own. I encourage each of our staff to take pride in what they do and encourage our teachers to be the voice for the children. We strive to make this a warm and welcoming environment for both children and parents, and to keep the lines of communication open for everyone. I constantly keep in mind that our educational daycare is not just simply a business, it is a personal and emotional investment for our families. Most of our teachers have been working at this academy for five years or more. We are all certified in fist aid and CPR for infants through adults. We also have designated staff members who are trained to administer medication in a daycare facility. At least one teacher in each classroom has either a CDA or other early childhood related degree. Schedule a tour of our fantastic La Petite Academy educational daycare in Springfield, VA today!

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Thank you for visiting La Petite Academy educational daycare in Fairfax Station, VA! My name is Melissa and I am the director. I have over 100... semester hours of college and my CDA. I have been with La Petite Academy since 2000 and have been a director for over 5 years. In addition to providing superior local infant care, our preschool program and kindergarten options offer the best early education in the Fairfax Station community! We are in process of becoming nationally accredited by NECPA (National Early Childhood Program Accreditation). We work very hard every day to meet and exceed NECPA's high standards. Our goal is to finish the accreditation process by February 2013. I run this school here in Fairfax Station like everyone is an extension of my own family - the children, parents, and teachers. I strive to create a warm and welcoming environment and maintain an open-door policy for anyone who would like to talk. We plan a lot of events for everyone to participate in and I work hard to ensure that families meet each other and develop strong relationships. It is very important to me to build a community here! I find extremely rewarding when I overhear a child telling their parents about the great day they had and how much fun they had with their teachers. We are fortunate to have an outstanding team that is dedicated to our children and families! Our teachers truly love all of the children in their classes! At least 3/4ths of our teachers have over 5 years of teaching experience. All of our teachers receive monthly training and are required 24 hours of training per year. We value the relationships we have with our families and work hard to involve them. We offer a number of opportunities for our families to volunteer in the classroom and on monthly events, including Parents' Night Out! Call us today to schedule your tour of our wonderful La Petite Academy educational daycare in Fairfax Station, VA!

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Thank you for visiting La Petite Academy educational daycare in Gaithersburg, MD! My name is Danielle and I am the director. I have an associate's... degree in early childhood development as well as 14 years of experience as a teacher and a manager. At La Petite, our infant child care and preschool programs provide the perfect foundation for learning and child development. I run this daycare like everyone involved is an extension of my own family - the children, parents, and teachers. I strive to create a welcoming environment and maintain an open-door policy for anyone who would like to talk. We plan a lot of events for everyone to participate in and I work hard to ensure that families meet each other and develop strong relationships as well. I find it rewarding when I overhear a child telling their parent about the great day that they had and how much fun they had with their teachers. We are fortunate to have an outstanding staff that is dedicated to our children and families. More than half of our teachers have more than 5 years of teaching experience. All of our teachers here in Gaithersburg receive monthly training as well as ongoing training provided by the state of Maryland. We value the relationships we have with our families and work hard to involve them in our programs. We offer a number of opportunities for our families to volunteer in the classroom and on field trips as well as monthly events, including Parents' Night Out and other family outings. Schedule a tour at our wonderful La Petite Academy educational daycare in Gaithersburg, MD today!

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Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare at Sully Station in Centreville, VA! My name is Erin Masick (Miller) and I am the director. I... graduated from George Mason University with a bachelor's degree in sociology with a concentration in youth and child development. I also teach early childhood education classes to my staff so they can earn their Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Working with children has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember. I was an infant and toddler teacher for several years with a private daycare center before I was fortunate enough to become the director of La Petite. Drawing from this experience and education, I can confidently say La Petite offers the best infant daycare and private preschool in Centreville, VA. As a director, I am able to build relationships with our families and form bonds that last a lifetime. It is something I truly treasure. I also love being able to see the children explore their "world" at our school. It is incredible to see the joy on a child's face when they learn something new! Our teachers here in Centreville are the most nurturing and loving people you will ever meet. They all have experience working with young children and several of them have been with our school for over three years. We have over 100 years of combined child care experience in our school. Our teachers are always eager to learn about the latest developments in the field of child care which is why they participate in ongoing trainings throughout the year. Parents are encouraged to get involved and participate in our school activities, playing a fundamental role in their child's education. Our daycare in Centreville, VA is a warm and inviting place and I know it will become your second home. We treat everyone who joins us as a member of our extended family. Come join us! Schedule a tour of our amazing La Petite Academy educational daycare in Centreville, VA today.

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Thank you for your interest in our La Petite Academy educational daycare in Sterling, VA! We are located in beautiful Loudoun County. My name is... Diane and I am the Academy Director. I have over 28 years of experience in the early childhood education field, and a bachelor's degree in child psychology, with a minor in sociology. I have been at this location for over 25 years. Drawing from this experience and education, I can confidently say La Petite Academy offers the best infant daycare and private preschool in Sterling, VA. One of things I love about being a director is learning so much about children, their behaviors, and the way they learn best. My team of teachers is highly experienced and educated in the fields of education, psychology, math, health, and science, as well as other related fields. Our teachers here in Sterling also have many years of experience working at this location and are motivated and passionate while providing excellence in childcare and education. They are another reason I love being a Director at this center. I manage our center the way I manage my family. I set clear expectations, and direct with both compassion and sensitivity. We rely strongly on sound rules and procedures. Safety is a top priority. I believe children need to be guided and directed to learn not only academics, but morals as well. We are a strong, well-educated team of professionals who believe in our great curriculum and support the very best practices in early childhood education. Our days at La Petite Academy are filled with fun and engaging learning activities, meaningful interactions and conversations with children and their families. Please call or stop by today to schedule a visit of our fantastic La Petite Academy educational daycare in Sterling, VA!

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