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Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare in Colorado Springs, CO!
Our school offers programs for Infant and Toddler Care, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten School Age programs. Our school has a warm and welcoming environment and our staff works hard to ensure our families meet each other and develop strong relationships.
Health and safety are essential to me, and at our school, they come first. Your child's well-being is always our top priority. In this challenging, uncertain time, we recognize the strain the current climate creates for families. We remain committed to doing everything possible to support our community. That starts with a healthy, safe environment for your child when they're away from home. We are closely following guidance from the CDC, as well as state and local officials and health authorities, as we take extreme care to maintain our safe, healthy school environment. Face coverings are required for any adult entering the building (all staff members wear them when working with children). Where required by law or licensing, children must also wear masks.
Plus, we are offering The Prep Lab. This program supports school-age and their families as they face any challenges and changes in their local school district this upcoming school year, with flexible scheduling and even a full-day option. Our teachers have been trained to support local school district distance learning so children stay on course with their studies.
With our new WatchMeGrow technology, you’ll be able to view your child’s activities in the classroom on any smart device or computer. Deployed, traveling, or just plain busy parents will be able to see their child learn, play, and grow every day, all day.
I can't wait to meet you and have you join our family!
Come take a tour at our La Petite Academy in Colorado Springs, CO!
Are you concerned about the impact of COVID on your child’s education? You’re not alone. Now, more than ever, early education matters. We’re here to help.
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.
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
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
In our Preschool and Pre-K classrooms your child will discover opportunities to be creative, engage their mind and body, collaborate with friends, and learn new things. Some enhancements in the classrooms include iPads with educational apps; flexible seating options so children can move as they learn; hands-on STEM activities with robots for early coding.
In our School-Age classroom, your child will find an immersive educational environment that is the perfect setting for productive, engaging mornings and afternoons, as we help them to be thinkers, makers, and doers. Some enhancements in this classroom include:
Let’s keep your little one on track for elementary school success! Ask about our unique new program for safe, healthy learning—at home.
Education: Early Childhood Education (ECE)
Certifications: Director and Lead Teacher Qualified
Hi my name is Sheila, I have had the pleasure of working for La Petite Academy since 1998. After spending 22 years teaching infants through schoolagers, I was excited to expand my roll with La Petite Academy, first as Assistant Director and now as the Director. Together with a team of creative and amazing teachers, I'm committed to provide your family with a loving and developmentally sound foundation for a life time of learning.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Preschool and Family Life Services
Certifications: Director Qualified for the State of Colorado, CPR and 1st Aid Certified
I have been in a management position with the company for 15 years. I have also taught preschool through school-age and summer camp. I love seeing the growth of children and watching them become their own unique person! I enjoy creating meaningful relationships with families and look forward to meeting you and your family.