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Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare in Frederick, MD. My name is Tammy and I am the center director. I have worked in the education field for over 20 years!
We are proud to be a NECPA-accredited school! Our center offers programs for children ages six weeks to 12 years old through our Infant Care, Preschool and School-Age programs. Our Prep Lab program provides school agers the opportunity to bridge the gap from missed instructional time before the next school year.
Our teachers are loving, engaging and professional, and they put the needs of the children first. The average teacher has been here for eight years! Our teachers are CPR and first aid certified and they participate in training opportunities throughout the year.
All of our families receive live updates on their child's day with pictures, videos, meal updates and more sent through the brightwheel mobile app! Here at La Petite safety is our number one goal. To ensure each and every family feels safe we have developed safe and healthy guidelines that all staff and families follow each and every day. We are practicing social distancing throughout our classrooms and restricting visits of any kind. As we move through COVID-19, we will practice health screenings and extensive sanitization of all areas of the building. We currently provide WatchMeGrow as an added benefit for families so that they can observe their children as they engage and learn throughout the day. This benefit to our families allows them to see first hand that their children are with loving, caring teachers who’s number one goal is to provide them with a safe and healthy learning environment in which to help them reach their full potential.
With uncertainty all around us in relation to school we pride ourselves on developing strong relationships with each one of our families. We encourage them to get involved by offering a number of special events including game nights, Parents' Night Out, and more.
We invite you to tour our La Petite Academy in Frederick, MD so you can see all the great things we have to offer - give us a call to schedule your tour today!
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 making sure infants both are safe and feel safe, in a nurturing, stimulating classroom. Toys and materials allow for freedom of movement within safe boundaries, so children can explore, develop motor skills, and engage their curiosity.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
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
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: Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
Certifications: CDA, 90 Clock Hours, 45 Hours in Infant and Toddlers, CPR/First Aid
I have a passion and love for children. I enjoy watching them grow and develop through the different stages of their lives. I find great joy in spending time in the classrooms while engaging with the children and teachers.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology
Certifications: CPR/First Aid, 90 Clock Hours
I have worked in child care for eight years and I absolutely love my job! It is definitely a rewarding feeling for me to watch the children grow and develop. I have worked with this company for five years, and it has been an honor for me to be able to continue to grow here.
Education: Continuing Education
Certifications: 90 Clock Hours, 45 Infant and Toddlers, CPR/First Aid
The cliché of "I love working with children" has been used so many times, but it's absolutely true! I love the spontaneity and continuous joy they bring! With over 30 years of child care experience, I'm happy to say my home has been here at La Petite for the last 18 years.