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At La Petite Academy, we’re proud to support our educators, so they can be effective in sharing our research-based curriculum and inspiring the development of children in all our programs. That’s why we work tirelessly to help them develop their skills and further their careers, so they can become the best educators they can—and your child gets the best experience possible.

La Petite Academy’s Learning Management System: Our professional development tool provides current training on child development and classroom best practices.

Child Development Associate Credential (CDA): We’ve partnered with the Council for Professional Recognition to provide a CDA Preparation Program. Our online courses enable teachers to pursue a nationally recognized CDA credential.

Master Teacher Program: Once they’ve earned their CDA, teachers can enroll in our Master Teacher Program, to develop even further. They’ll discover advanced courses in child development, assessment, and curriculum implementation. Once the program is completed, our Master Teachers become mentors to our new teachers.

School Education Manager Program: This unique training program produces curriculum experts. School Education Managers (SEMs) enjoy ongoing professional development and learn about classroom observation and evaluation. They coach and mentor other teachers to ensure a quality educational experience across all our programs.

Teacher Feature

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Miss Gill has dedicated herself to the families at La Petite Academy of Diamond Bar in California for the last 30 years—and we are so lucky to have her! Miss Gill is a responsible and organized teacher with a master’s degree in Education. The children in her care are always engaged and excited to participate in the activities she has prepared for them. Learning is evident in her classroom, making it the perfect tour stop. Miss Gill is caring, flexible, and hardworking, often taking extra steps to help children, families, and management. She often steps in to do whatever is needed from safety tasks to cooking to giving tours of our school. As an opener, Miss Gill always greets families with a smile first thing in the morning and they love her for it, just as much as we do. 

Our Curriculum

Science, technology, engineering, and math are the building blocks of our curriculum, because they’re fundamentally a part of the way young children interact with the world.

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Positive Behavior Support

When children exhibit challenging behavior in our classrooms, our teachers are prepared to create a development opportunity and engage children with positive learning experiences, through research-based methods and strategies.

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