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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, early childhood classroom and management experience. I began my journey at the Learning care group in 2015 and became the Director at La Petite Academy in late 2018. In October of 2019 Bianca joined the school as the Assistant Director. We work together as a team to provide our teachers with quality training and education as well as one on one coaching, quality learning in our classrooms, and we strive to meet all of our families needs.
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 most 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 everyday 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!
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
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.