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Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare in Bradenton, FL. This location first opened in 1979! We serve communities in Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Sarasota, Ellenton, Palmetto, Parish and Lakewood Ranch.
My name is Natasha and I am the academy director. I have 20 years of experience in child care and have worked for La Petite Academy since 2011.
Our school includes Infant Care, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten and Before- and After-School Care for school-age children. We are nationally accredited by the National Early Childhood Program Accreditation.
We welcome parents to come in and spend time with their children and we have an open door policy for currently enrolled families.
Our entire staff has first aid and CPR training as well as their 45 hour-mandated state training. The majority of our staff has completed their CDA certification and others are currently working on obtaining theirs. All staff members attend monthly training sessions on a variety of topics. Together, we have 65 years of teaching experience!
We truly enjoy every day at our La Petite Academy in Bradenton, FL and invite you to come in for a tour! Please schedule your tour at our school today!
For an additional fee, go beyond regular classroom learning experiences with our enhanced series of fun, interactive enrichment programs exploring a variety of activities. We offer:
Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Literacy
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
Education: Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
Certifications: CDA, Directors Credential VPK Endorsed, First Aid/CPR Certified, 45 Mandated State Hours
Early childhood education has been a passion of mine since I was a little girl. I believe in paving the way to early education through our School Readiness Pathway. Family is everything to me and communication is the key. I'm excited for you to join our La Petite family.
Certifications: CDA, First Aid/CPR Certified
I have been dedicated to the early childhood field for over 20 years now. Teaching young children through the early years is a passion of mine. I am family oriented and am excited for your family to join ours here at La Petite Academy.
Certifications: FCCPC, CDA, First Aid and CPR, 45 Mandated DCF hours
I became an early educator because I am able to be a kid and have fun while teaching. I love watching young children learn new things. It is exciting to see children develop into independent people.