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Welcome to our La Petite Academy educational daycare in Summerville, SC! My name is Cindy Kunkel and I have been with La Petite since 1996. I love working with children and enjoy building relationships with each family.
Watching the children learn and grow in our Infant Care and Preschool programs has been very rewarding for me. It is an amazing feeling to hear about the successes of children who have gone through our early education programs.
When a family joins La Petite Academy here in Summerville, they join our family. My staff and I are committed to the highest standards in care and education. We have an experienced staff with over 100 years of combined service to our children.
Safety is a top priority; our facility is equipped with a front-door keypad entry system. We also have alerts on doors that inform us when a door has been opened.
Call to schedule a tour of our amazing La Petite Academy in Summerville, SC today. You will be glad you did!
Our first priority is creating a secure environment where infants both are safe and feel safe. In our Infants classroom, we provide toys and materials that allow for freedom of movement within safe boundaries, so children can explore, develop motor skills, and engage their natural curiosity. This makes the classroom both nurturing and stimulating.Learn More
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
Ask your director for details.
Our School-Age classroom is a perfect setting for productive, engaging mornings and afternoons, where children become 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: Trident Tecnical College
Certifications: Certificate in Applied Science-ECD, Level 2 Director Certificate, Level 2 Preschool Certificate, Level 2 Special Needs Certificate, CPR First Aid
I have been with La Petite Academy since 1996. Sharing my day with children is incredible. I have been married to my high school sweetheart since 1979 and we have two grown children. My hobbies include painting and gardening.
Education: Trident Technical College; A.A. in Arts
Certifications: South Carolina Preservice Certificate, CPR and First Aid
Every day is busy and full of adventure. My husband Doug and I have three sweet boys who keep us hopping every minute. Family time is important to me and I am a huge animal lover.
Certifications: SC Preservice Certificate, ECD 101, CPR and First Aid
I have been a part of the La Petite family since 1994. I am committed to providing our children with a loving and developmentally-sound foundation for a lifetime of learning. In my spare time I love spending time with my husband and the rest of our family.