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A little about our Academy

Each Academy is a little different. Here's what makes us unique:

  • A curriculum that exceeds state standards
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Parent communications portal
  • Safe and secure state-of-the-art facility

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  • Liz Verlinger, Academy Director

    Liz Verlinger, Academy Director

  • Katie & Kevin Burns, Owners

    Hi! We are Katie & Kevin Burns, and we are so glad you are here. After spending years in corporate finance and...   Read More

    Katie & Kevin Burns, Owners

    Hi! We are Katie & Kevin Burns, and we are so glad you are here. After spending years in corporate finance and law, we are excited to bring the first Kiddie Academy in Northeast Ohio to Avon Lake. Our goal is to make your child’s experience with us one that they cherish forever!

Hear from our parents

Our daughter was very unhappy at her previous preschool, but is thriving at Kiddie Academy. Her mental and social skills are vastly improving, and she is displaying confidence and emotional intelligence we have not seen before. Very pleased with the level of care and attention that is provided.
Craig B., Avon Lake

We are so impressed with Kiddie Academy! Our son (and us!) love it there! The teachers are always planning fun and engaging lessons and activities! We love that they keep us updated with pictures and explanations of all that he does when he is there! Everyone there is kind and helpful. We would highly recommend…
Catelyn 'Cate' M., Avon Lake

The staff is very friendly and compassionate when it comes to the children.
Marlene E., Avon Lake

We love Kiddie Academy and can trust that our kids are loved and cared for.
Sara F., Avon Lake

Our daughter has blossomed since joining the Kiddie Academy family! She is absolutely thrilled to be there every day, which was a huge change from the previous care facility that she was at. The staff is kind, does an excellent job communicating with our family, and we feel confident every day that our daughter is…
Amanda B., Avon Lake

The staff is friendly, accommodating and professional. My granddaughter is thriving and loves going to school.
Eric M., Avon Lake

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Kevin B., Avon Lake

It is wonderful! My son has so much fun and is learning so many things! Great choice to send him there!
Carri M., Avon Lake

Love the location right down the street from the elementary school. Appreciate the frequent communication and attentiveness.
Kaitlyn H., Avon Lake

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