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Welcome to La Petite Academy in Pelham-Alabaster, AL! This facility opened in 1988 with the goal of providing the best early education for families in the Shelby County area. We are an Alabama Quality rated school. We service all surrounding areas including Helena, Alabaster and Calera!
My name is Yasheta Sanderfer, I am the academy director, and I have been with the company for 20 years. I have been in the early education field for over 30 years and was awarded the District People Leadership Award in 2016, the Above and Beyond award in 2018 and Educational Excellence Award 2023.
Our facility is a leader in early education, providing programs for Infants and Preschoolers through School-Age children. Our teachers are highly trained and personally get to know and understand each child, to recognize their strengths, skill levels, and areas for improvements.
We’re committed to keeping you connected throughout the day while your child is in our care. Get access to live streaming video of your child’s classroom, plus other real-time updates, with our exclusive mobile app for families, SproutAbout.
Come in for a tour of our fantastic La Petite Academy educational daycare in Pelham-Alabaster, AL today!
With SproutAbout, you won’t miss a thing when your child is at school with us. Take a peek at the engaging experience provided by our new app.
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
SproutAbout®, our exclusive family app, provides free live streaming video of your child’s classroom to your mobile device.Learn More
Education: Early Childhood Education, Social Work
Certifications: CDA, First Aid and Child Care Safety Management
I have been with the Learning Care Group for 20 years. I was awarded the people Leadership Award in 2016 and the Above and Beyond award in 2018. I was awarded the Educational Excellence Awarded for 2023. I have three wonderful sons all which have attended La Petite Academy. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 21 years. I enjoy traveling and spending time with my family.
Education: Early Childhood Education
Certifications: CDA, CPR and First Aid, District Safety Captain
I have been with the Learning Care Group for four years. I was named 2019 Teacher of the Year for the District of Alabama. In my spare time I enjoy playing professional women's football, hiking, power lifting and traveling.