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Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare in Waldorf, MD. My name is Nichole and I am the academy director. I have over 15 years of experience working with children and their families. This includes, but is not limited to, teaching parenting classes and early childhood classroom/management experience.
Our school offers an engaging, nurturing environment for every child during their most critical early years. We offer programs for Infants, Toddlers and Twos, Preschool, Pre-K and School Age. In all of our programs we follow a STEM approach, providing hands-on learning experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. To enhance our curriculum we also offer yoga, Spanish, and soccer classes at a small additional fee.
Our staff at La Petite in Waldorf are experienced professionals who meet and often exceed the state requirements. They actively participate in professional development activities to keep up-to-date on the latest early childhood development and research practices. Together we have over 65 years of teaching experience.
We truly enjoy every day here at La Petite Academy in Waldorf, MD and invite you to come in for a tour! Please schedule your tour at our school 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:
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:
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: Bachelors of Arts in Child and Family Studies, Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy
Certifications: 90 Hour Preschool/Pre-K, 45 Infant and Toddler, First Aid, CPR,Health ans Safety, Med Admin
My goal as the Academy Director is to provide a loving,educational environment that meets the needs of our children and families. I have 15 years of experience in working with families and children in many different capacities. I have been the Academy director of this amazing school since late 2018. I take pride in building a strong relationship in our community while partnering with parents and teachers to ensure lifelong learning.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Development
Certifications: 45 School Age Hours, 90 Hour Preschool/Pre-K, First Aid, CPR, Health and Safety, Medication Administration
My expertise that I bring as an assistant director includes 15 years in child care, working for children of all ages. I enjoy building positive relationships with the families and children at our school. I will always do my best in partnering with the director to provide quality care.