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Welcome to our La Petite Academy educational daycare in Kansas City, MO! At La Petite Academy, our Infant Care and Preschool programs provide the perfect foundation for learning and child development. Our school is nationally accredited by NECPA.
My name is Crystal and I have been working at La Petite Academy as the director since 2017. While here, I have worked in the classrooms, fostered positive relationships, and mentored teachers on implementing curriculum
Our program here in Kansas City is amazing because of our teachers! Many of our teachers have associate's and bachelor's degrees in early childhood education and all staff stay current with monthly training sessions and ongoing education. Our entire staff is certified in CPR and First Aid.
Parents are encouraged to participate in our family activities. From our fall carnival to parent teacher conferences, we encourage our families to be active participants in their child's education and form bonds with their child's teacher and other families.
We have new technology in our Preschool and Pre-K classrooms! Children have access to iPads with educational apps, as well as soft shapes and letters that interact with the touchscreens. Plus, our Pre-k class has an Inspire Plus interactive monitor and STEM Lab with hands-on learning experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
Schedule a tour today and see why our La Petite Academy in Kansas City, MO is the right choice for your child.
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.
Discover opportunities to be creative, engage your mind and body, collaborate with friends, and learn new things. Preschool and Pre-K classroom enhancements include iPads with educational apps; flexible seating options so children can move as they learn; hands-on STEM activities; robots for early coding.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Development; Master's Degree
Certifications: Director Certified in Kansas and Missouri, CPR, and First Aid
My passion for early childhood education started with my first class on brain development in high school. Now, I have over 20 years of experience in working with young children and their families. My desire is to create an enriching, creative, and safe environment where young children can thrive.
Education: Associate of Arts in Child Growth and Development
Certifications: Child Development Associates, CPR and First Aid
I have worked in education for the last 12 years. I truly enjoy watching children learn, grow and succeed and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to be able to be a part of their educational journeys.