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Welcome to La Petite Academy in Rockledge! My name is Lauren and I am the academy director. I hold a bachelor's in Early Childhood Education Administration, a VPK-endorsed director's credential, and have 17 years of experience in early childhood education as both a teacher and manager.
I'm confident we offer the best infant and preschool care in the area because of our dedicated staff. Our families here in Rockledge and Viera choose us for our teachers. They participate in training throughout the year to stay current in the field of ECE. We closely follow guidance from the CDC and state and local officials during this time as we take extreme care to maintain our safe, healthy school environment.
With our new WatchMeGrow technology, you’ll be able to view your child’s activities in the classroom on any smart device or computer. Deployed, traveling, or just plain busy parents will be able to see their child learn, play, and grow every day, all day. We know you’ll be excited about all the amazing features of WatchMeGrow.
We treat the children and parents as members of our extended family. We pride ourselves on communication by always being available for feedback, conducting parent/teacher conferences twice a year, and holding quarterly events. We support our breastfeeding families by providing a private lactation area with resources available. Our teachers are truly connected to each and every child, and they build long-lasting relationships with our families. We also have a strong management team in place that is committed to providing the quality care that your family expects and deserves.
Call us today or stop in for a tour to see what our La Petite Academy in Rockledge, FL can offer your family!
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:
Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) is a free daily, 4-hour program that includes breakfast and lunch, with the option of extended wrap care. This full-day learning experience enhances your child’s school readiness journey. Every child who turns 4 by September 1 may be eligible for free VPK. Schedule a tour to learn more.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education Administration; currently pursuing Master's degree in Education Leadership
Certifications: Advanced Level VPK Endorsed Director's Credential; Infant and Toddler Specialization; Preschool Specialization; Staff Credential; First Aid/CPR
Since 2002, I have dedicated my career to child care in both New Jersey and Florida. I strive to be the best for my families and my teachers. What I enjoy most about my career is bonding and building relationships with our families while helping their children grow and thrive.
Education: Associate of Arts in General Studies
Certifications: Florida Child Care Professional Certificate; Staff Credential; First Aid/CPR
I'm a devoted educator who enjoys working with children, especially when I can watch them grow from an infant to a school-aged child. I've been with La Petite Academy since 2011 and I’m excited to continue to enrich the lives of children.