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Welcome to La Petite Academy, an educational daycare in Olive Branch, MS! My name is DaShanetha and I am the academy director. I have over 10 years of experience working with children ages six weeks to 12 years of age. I majored in early childhood education and I have my associate's degree in science. I am currently working towards obtaining my bachelor's degree in professional studies with a concentration on leadership.
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We educate children from not only Olive Branch, but Memphis and Horn Lake as well! We are open from 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Call us today to schedule a tour of our beautiful La Petite Academy in Olive Branch, MS!
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
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Education: Associate's Degree in Science; Professional Studies with Concentration on Leadership (Degree in Progress)
Certifications: TECTA Administrators Certification/CPR and First Aid
I've always had a passion for working with children. As the center director, I love getting to know the children, their families and watching them learn as they grow. In my role, I take pride in ensuring a lifelong learning experience for our scholars. We have a great team here at La Petite Olive Branch and I look forward to seeing you here!
Education: Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Certified Behavior Therapist
Certifications: CDA Certified/TECTA Certification/CPR and First Aid Certified, Directors Certification for the State of Mississippi
I have been in the early child care field for 19+ years. As the assistant director, I work closely with the teachers in the classroom, working on a curriculum that educates with STEM approach. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are part of everything we do in the classroom. Being able to challenge the young minds daily with the curriculum is such a joy. I love it here at La Petite Academy, Olive Branch, and look forward to building the young minds we see daily.
Education: Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts; RN, and BSN
Certifications: First Aid and CPR Certified, Currently working on CDA Certification
I really enjoy working with children. My history with child care is 17 years. I have been at La Petite Academy for 13 of those years, where I have dedicated my life to serving the families in my care. I love spending time with the children watching them grow.