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Welcome! My name is Pamela and I am the academy director of this incredible La Petite Academy in Dumfries, VA. I have a Child Development Associate credential and more than 20 years of experience as an early childhood educator and administrator.
Whether it is providing loving care for infants or participating in activities in our Preschool programs, I love helping children learn and develop. I strive to provide a warm and friendly environment for the children, their families, and teaching staff.
Our teachers receive monthly training and participate in various other training opportunities offered in the community. We exceed the yearly training requirements imposed by the state of Virginia, and we are also trained in First Aid and CPR, as well as Medication Administration and Transportation Specialization.
We value close relationships with our families and encourage them to participate in monthly events. We have an open-door policy and welcome our families into our center at any time to visit their children.
We invite you to schedule a tour of our amazing La Petite Academy educational daycare in Dumfries, VA!
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:
Cheer, Dance, Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
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:
Wondering how you can keep your child’s learning going strong at home? Now you can adapt our personalized curriculum approach to fun activities you can do together.