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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. Not only do we provide a STEM-based curriculum, but we tailor all of our lesson plans and classroom activities to the child's interest and areas of development. Our teachers monitor each child's progress and tailor learning opportunities to ensure that each students cognitive, physical, social, and emotional needs are met daily.
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.
We know safety and security is vital to our families, which is why our facility is equipped with interior and exterior cameras throughout the facility. Our main entrance is equipped with a security system that only those authorized can access with a unique code. Also, we offer our enrolled families a mobile app that provides them with real-time updates of their child's day. That way, you will never miss out on all of the educational milestones your child will experience here at our center. We also provide diapers and wipes for infants, toddlers, and twos.
We value the relationships we have with our families and offer many opportunities for them to volunteer for classroom events throughout the year.
That's not all we offer so much more here at La Petite! Our door is ALWAYS open, schedule a tour with us TODAY to learn more!
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
Ask your director for details.
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: Masters of Arts in Education
Certifications: CPR/First Aid, MAT, and Licensed Playground Inspector
Hello my name is Alecia Petty and I am delighted to serve as La Petite Academy's facility Director. I have worked in Early Childhood Education for 15 years serving both as a teacher in the classroom and school administrator. As a mother of three children myself 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.