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Welcome to our La Petite Academy educational daycare in Knoxville, TN! My name is Jatina, and I am the director here at our Farragut location. I have worked at La Petite Academy for over 15 years and received my bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee!
My staff and I are proud to announce that we are a star quality child care program that offers families an outstanding early education experience! Our school offers Infant Care, Preschool and other early education programs with all classrooms incorporating the STEM approach to learning with our new curriculum.
Our highly-trained staff maintains a friendly and inviting atmosphere that is conductive to optimal learning. Together, we have over 100 years of experience working with children, and our teachers receive ongoing training to hone their skills.
We encourage parents to be involved and to participate in monthly activities and special events. Our school is equipped with safety features that enable us to keep our students safe and secure throughout the day.
Safety is of the upmost importance at our location. We are closely following guidance from the CDC and local health authorities to provide a safe, secure, and healthy environment for your child while at school. Parents, visitors and vendors are restricted to the front office at this time. When entering the building, everyone must go through a health screening that includes a temperature check and inquiry of any symptoms of illness within the household, sanitation of their hands and socially distancing themselves 6 feet apart from others.
If you are looking for a loving family atmosphere that is recognized for its innovation, leadership and reputation for excellence in early education, then call La Petite Academy in Knoxville, TN 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.
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
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: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology
Certifications: TECTA in Administration
I love children and the privilege of watching them learn and develop new skills. I have always wanted to work with children and their families to ensure everyone receives quality care that makes learning exciting and fun.
Education: Associate of Science
I have a passion for children. I enjoy having the privilege of watching young minds grow and develop. I enjoy being a part of this work family.