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Welcome to La Petite Academy in Williamsburg, VA!
Here at La Petite, we provide full-time and part-time STEM-based educational opportunities for children ages six weeks to five years of age. Our Infant, Toddler, Twos and Preschool programs are the perfect foundations for learning and growth in all areas of development. Our teachers have over 75 years of combined early childhood education experience and are committed to helping your families along the pathway to school readiness. All of our staff undergo extensive background checks, are CPR/First aid certified, and ensure educational excellence by committing to ongoing learning and annual training's on the latest in Early Childhood Education.
Here at La Petite we have grown accustom to the new normal that has been brought forward by COVID-19. We are focused on the health and safety of our students, families, and our staff. We have taken great measures to ensure the health and safety of everyone in our school. Our health and safety procedures start at the door where we will conduct daily health screenings and temperature checks upon entry. Face masks must be worn by all staff and any adult that enters our center. We are confident in our health and safety practices and know that we are doing everything to keep our children, families, and staff safe!
Safety is always a top priority for our families, and that is why we offer our WatchMeGrow live streaming service to keep you connected with your child throughout the day. These camera's allow us to view all areas of the building, and gives you access to your child's classroom. You can have a peace of mind using the WatchMeGrow app or website knowing your child's education is being fostered in a fun, nurturing, and safe environment.
Please give us a call today to set up a tour (757) 220-0121!
Our first priority is making sure infants both are safe and feel safe, in a nurturing, stimulating classroom. Toys and materials allow for freedom of movement within safe boundaries, so children can explore, develop motor skills, and engage their curiosity.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
Education: CDA & Child Daycare Management Career Diploma
Certifications: CPR/First Aid, MAT
Hello my name is Crystal Bussiere and I am excited to be La Petite Academy's center director. I have worked in Early Childhood Education for 25 years . As a mother of three children I understand the significance of finding a program that will meet all of your child's educational needs. As a professional my goal is to collaborate with the families in my program and beyond to support both the child and their family. I look forward to having you join our La Petite Family.
Education: CDA & Associates Degree in ECE
Certifications: CPR/First Aid, MAT
Hello my name is Amy Frederick and I'm the assistant director at La Petite Academy. I have two children and have been with the company for 5 years. I started as a teacher and loved every minute in the classroom. An opportunity became available on the management team and I felt my skills and knowledge would be a great asset in that position. I'm excited to work with all of our families and children.