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Welcome to La Petite Academy in Champaign, IL! La Petite Academy offers the best Infant Care and Private Preschool in the area. Our facility is NECPA-accredited and holds a Gold Circle of Quality in Illinois' ExceleRate program.
Our staff is trained in early childhood education and nearly all teachers hold a degree in education. Each staff member is CPR and First Aid certified. They stay current with monthly training sessions and ongoing training opportunities offered by the state.
We’re committed to providing simple ways to keep you connected throughout the day while your child is in our care. With live streaming video, you can view your child’s classroom from any device or computer. Plus, get real-time updates with our family communication app.
We closely follow recommendations from state and local authorities, to maintain a clean, safe, healthy environment.
Call us to schedule a tour today, we'd love to have you join the La Petite Family!
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:
Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
Our School-Age classroom is a perfect setting for productive, engaging mornings and afternoons, where children become thinkers, makers, and doers. Some enhancements in this classroom include:
SproutAbout™, our exclusive family app, provides free live streaming video of your child’s classroom to your mobile device.Learn More
Education: Started Associate's in ECE at Parkland; Pursuing Bachelor's at Ashford University
Certifications: Illinois ECE Credential Level 2
I have been in the early childhood field since 2002. It is fascinating to me to watch children’s minds work. Children pick up so much knowledge during the day and as educators it is our job to create an environment that enhances these experiences. It is my goal as the director to facilitate an environment that is warm, loving, and educational for all children who attend LPA!
Education: Pursued an Assistant's Degree in Early Childhood Education; Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
Certifications: Illinois ECE Level 4 Credential
I have been in early childhood since 2009 and at LPA since 2016, working with all ages of children. I love watching children learn and grow and it amazes me how much they learn from one another. I have two sons that I love watching learn and grow, too. I want LPA to be a place that all children know that they are loved and I want them to enjoy coming to LPA to learn and play.