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Welcome to La Petite Academy in Saugus, CA! My name is Samantha and I am the academy director. I have my Associate of Arts degree in liberal arts highlighting elementary education, a B.A. in liberal studies with a minor in early childhood administration and a master's degree in family studies with emphasis in nutrition and special education. I have been working with children for 12 years!
We offer Infant Care, Preschool, School-Age programs and more. Each program is designed to provide a comfortable, safe, and healthy environment where children can learn and grow. We believe that children learn best through guided exploration and our curriculum focuses on the importance of viewing each child as an individual.
All of our teachers have at least 12 units of childhood education and are First Aid/CPR certified. Most staff members have degrees, and all have multiple years of experience.
I believe that once you visit us, you will know you have found the perfect school for your family. Call or stop by to schedule a tour of our La Petite Academy educational daycare in Saugus, CA 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, Piano Instrument, Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
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: Master's Degree in Family Consumer Sciences with emphasis in Nutrition and Special Education, B.A. in Liberal Studies with minor in ECE Admin
My name is Samantha Scalise, or "Ms. Sam" as the La Petite Family knows me. I have been the director of this amazing little school since 2014. I am very close with my family and love spending time with them as well as my two dogs. I love being outdoors and living a healthy lifestyle!