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Welcome to our La Petite Academy educational daycare in Knoxville, TN! My name is Rebecca Walker and I am the academy director. I have worked at La Petite Academy for six years.
Our school has the finest infant child care, toddler and preschool programs in the West Knoxville area. We are a 3-star school, which is the highest rating a school can achieve. We have an open-door policy and instill in our families the confidence to come to any staff member with a concern or a comment.
School Enhancements Since COVID 19:
WE REMAIN COMMITTED TO PROVIDING A SAFE, SECURE, AND HEALTHY 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.
*Upon arrival, we screen everyone entering the building for temperature and symptoms. Those who exhibit symptoms will not be admitted.
*Everyone must wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer upon entry to building.
*Parents/visitors/vendors will be restricted to common areas only.
*Maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet apart at all times.
We’re excited to announce that we will be offering WatchMeGrow live streaming video service across our entire portfolio of schools! We will be making this feature available to our customers at no additional charge as part of our broader company.
Research shows summer learning loss is real. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a greater risk of learning loss because there have been additional weeks of lost class time. The Prep Lab is designed to keep school-agers on course with their studies.
Our teachers will be trained to support distance learning, as well as to integrate key math and literacy skills practice into summer camp – alongside thematic, fun, activity-based projects.
Call and schedule a 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.
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:
Basketball, 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:
Education: CDA, Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education (In Progress)
Certifications: TECTA Administration, CPR/First Aid
Some of the most important wiring of our brains takes place in the first five years. Children's early experiences and the quality of their care and relationships are crucial during this time. I am honored to have the opportunity to have such an impact on a child's life!
Education: Child Development Associate (In Progress)
Certifications: CPR/First Aid
I chose to be an early childhood educator because we play such an important role in a child’s development. We inspire young minds, expose them to the joys of learning, and give them the foundation for lifelong success!