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Welcome to La Petite Academy in Cary, NC! We are a STEM-based early education center with Infant Care, Preschool and Pre-K programs.
My name is Lauren Wright and I am the Academy Director. I have over eight years of experience as an early childcare educator and director. I have a bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy, as well as a master’s degree in Music: Performance.
Our school offers brightwheel, a mobile app that sends parents real-time updates! We also make sure that children are safe at all times through our state-of-the-art security system. We'll also be launching WatchMeGrow live-streaming cameras for our families. Only those who are authorized are able to enter the building with a special code and identification is always checked at the door. We also provide diapers and wipes for our young students.
In the recent turmoil that our world has come under, we have also instituted some protocols to further ensure the safety and care of your families. We are practicing social distancing by only allowing one family at a time in the front lobby during drop-off and pick-up, we are doing daily temperature and health checks for all children and staff, although hand washing is something we have promoted for years in our schools, we are making sure that all hands are washed (including infants) upon entry and continuously throughout the day, and we are vigorously cleaning and sanitizing our center, toys, and mats/cribs, daily and periodically during our days! Safety is one of our main priorities, and we want to ensure you that we are doing all that is necessary, in order to keep your little ones safe, happy, and learning!
Please stop by and tour our school, we would love to meet you and show you everything we have to offer!
Starting at the front door, our already robust health and safety procedures have been enhanced to ensure a clean, welcoming school environment. The well-being of your child is our top priority, now, and always.
Our first priority is creating a secure environment where infants both are safe and feel safe. In our Infants classroom, we provide toys and materials that allow for freedom of movement within safe boundaries, so children can explore, develop motor skills, and engage their natural curiosity. This makes the classroom both nurturing and stimulating.Learn More
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, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
Education: Master's Degree in Vocal Performance
Certifications: CPR/First Aid, ITS/SIDS, Communicable Disease, and Child Abuse
I have been in the education field for over eight years. I love seeing children think outside the box and explore new things. Myself and my team are excited to become apart of your village!
Education: Associate's Degree in Applied Science Early Childhood
Certifications: NC Credentials, First Aid & CPR, SIDS, BSAC
I have worked as an early childhood educator for more than 10 years. I believe that early education in a child's life is the first stepping stone to a successful future.