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Welcome to our nationally-accredited La Petite Academy in Papillion, NE! My name is Tracy and I am the center director. I have a psychology background and more than 21 years of experience in early child development.
Our infant, toddler, preschool and pre-k curricula are designed to meet each child’s developmental needs and to help them reach appropriate milestones. We offer an excellent School Age program and provide transportation, snacks and homework help after school.
Together, our teachers have more than 130 years of experience. They are continuously educating themselves to be the best of the best with monthly training's and staff development days. Our talented Food Specialist is dedicated to ensuring our children receive healthy and delicious meals each day.
We are located off HWY 370 and 96th St., next to the Walnut Creek Lake recreation area. We serve families not only from Papillion, but also neighboring communities such as La Vista, Omaha, Bellevue, and Millard. Our priority is safety and security, and each enrolled family is assigned a unique code that they use upon entering our building.
If you are looking for a loving, nurturing, education-driven daycare in Papillion, NE then give our La Petite Academy 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.
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:
Fitness, Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
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:
Wondering how you can keep your child’s learning going strong at home? Now you can adapt our personalized curriculum approach to fun activities you can do together.
Education: University of Missouri-St. Louis - Psychology
Certifications: CPR and First Aid
For the past 25 years I have been blessed to work in a field that offers me the opportunity to make a difference in the the lives of children and their families. I am also lucky enough to work with many talented early childhood professionals that create educational and meaningful experiences in our school every day.