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Welcome to our nationally-accredited La Petite Academy educational daycare in Tucson, AZ. My name is Christie and I am the academy director. I have worked at La Petite Academy for 11 wonderful years. We are located in the beautiful area of Tanque Verde and Bear Canyon.
I'm excited to share that we offer a STEM-based curriculum and a new parent mobile app providing real time updates and photos. Whether it's providing loving care for infants or participating in activities in our Preschool programs, I truly love what I do each day. My staff, children and parents are like family to me. We have a great staff - they all have their CPR and first aid certifications and more than 135 years of combined early childhood experience.
Let us guide your children and teach them the skills they need for elementary school and beyond. We will ensure your children are happy and safe while in our care!
Please stop in for a tour today to meet my wonderful team and see why La Petite Academy is the best provider of early education and care in Tucson, AZ!
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: Associate of Liberal Arts
I have been working with children for 11 years and I love helping them grow and develop! I have been in administration for three years and have enjoyed encouraging a strong sense of community and culture with our teachers, students, and families.
I have been working with children for 25 years. I have four children of my own and love working with students and being a part of the children's growth and development. I enjoy meeting and building relationships with the children and their parents.
Certifications: Arizona General Education Certificate
I have been working with young children for a little over eight years. I have always had a passion for shaping little minds and enjoy my preschool class beyond words. As team lead and safety captain, I pride myself in the safe, family-oriented culture of our center.