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Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare in Rio Rancho, NM. We are located off of Highway 528 and Sara Road near Intel. My name is Connie and I'm the academy director of this school for Infant Care, Preschool and other age-appropriate options. I have a bachelor's degree, my National Administrators Credential and more than 20 years of experience as a director.
Our academy was established in 1994 and our teachers take great pride presenting Rio Rancho with the highest caliber of child care and early education. About a third of our staff has been with us for more than three years and they stay current with monthly training sessions and ongoing training offered by the state.
Our purpose is to empower children to acquire the skills they will need to become creative problem solvers, life-long learners, and responsible members of the community. Our mission is to support the growth of each child traveling on the School Readiness Pathway, which provides a portfolio of educational programs set on a continuum specifically designed to meet a child's individual needs.
Our school is equipped with a security entry system to protect the children in our care. The system ensures that only people with access will be allowed to enter the school. We are proud to say that our center is nationally accredited and that we have achieved a five-star rating in New Mexico's Look for the STARS program.
If you are looking for an education-driven child care in Rio Rancho, NM, then call and schedule a tour with La Petite Academy today!
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, Literacy
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, 12 Credits in Early Childhood Education
Certifications: National Administrators Credential
I have been in the early childhood field for over 30 years. I love being a part of young children's lives, each day. It is extremely rewarding to come to work each day and see how excited the children are to learn. I take pride in knowing that I have made a difference in the lives of children.
Education: Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
Certifications: Child Development Associate
I am an early childhood professional with over six years of experience. I am currently working on my bachelor's degree in early childhood leadership. My passion is working with children and meeting each of their needs. I am inspired each day by seeing the eagerness that children have for learning.
Education: Associate's Degree in Children, Youth, and Families; Associate's in Applied Science; 45 Hour Course in ECE
I have been working with children for the last 12 years. I have been with La Petite Academy for the past eight years. The best part of working with children is watching them grow with us.