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Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare in Chesapeake, VA. My name is Vaneica Jones and I am the director.
For more than 25 years, our center has helped children grow and develop in a safe and inviting environment. In addition to providing superior local Infant Care, our Toddler through Kindergarten Prep programs offer the best early education in the community. We also have a new Before- and After-School program focused on developing self-esteem and independence.
Many of our teachers have earned degrees in early childhood education and have been working with young children for many years. Two of our teachers are bilingual, and enjoy teaching Spanish to the children on a daily basis.
We are peanut-free in order to keep children with allergies safe while they are in our care. Each teachers is certified in CPR and first aid. Safety is a top priority and we are equipped with an entry door security system. Only those authorized for pick-up are able to enter the building and identification is always checked.
Schedule a tour of our fantastic Academy right here in Chesapeake, VA today! We look forward to meeting your 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:
Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Literacy
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
Ask your director for details.
We welcome families that participate in assistance programs including Child Care Aware of America and USDA Child Care Subsidy and we offer a tuition discount too!
Education: B.S. in Psychology
Certifications: MATT, CPR First Aid
As the academy director, I give plenty of focus to running this school effectively and making sure learning happens in every aspect of our day. Previously, I worked for DOD child care facilities on base stateside and overseas. I am so excited to meet your family!
Education: Master's Degree in Elementary Education with Specialization in K-6th grade
Certifications: CPR, First Aid, and MAT
I began working in childcare in 2012 and was so fulfilled that I went to pursue my master's degree in education. Since then, I have been integrating my arts background and my teaching skill set to encourage and support my staff and the children in my care.
Education: A.A. in Business
Certifications: CPR/First Aid
I am dedicated to running the Pre-K classroom and being a part of a strong management team. I have been at La Petite since 2018 and was previously the administrative assistant. Prior to this role, I worked as a toddler teacher.