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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.
We’re committed to providing simple ways to keep you connected throughout the day while your child is in our care. With live streaming video, you can view your child’s classroom from any device or computer. Plus, get real-time updates with our family communication app.
We closely follow recommendations from state and local authorities, to maintain a clean, safe, healthy environment. 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!
Are you concerned about the impact of COVID on your child’s education? You’re not alone. Now, more than ever, early education matters. We’re here to help.
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
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:
Education: Trident Technical 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.