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Infants have individual personalities. We help bring them to light.
Toddlers are extremely active. We keep them actively learning.
At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.
At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.
At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.
Between ages 4 and 5, children are about to take on the world. We give them the tools to do it.
School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.
Each Academy is a little different. Here's what makes us unique:
Melodie Marchena, Owner
Welcome to Kiddie Academy of Cedar Knolls! My name is Melodie Marchena and I’m honored to be the Franchise Owner of this... Read More
Welcome to Kiddie Academy of Cedar Knolls! My name is Melodie Marchena and I’m honored to be the Franchise Owner of this location. My husband and I wanted to provide our daughters with a safe, academically rigorous and fun environment where they could grow and flourish. Prior to starting my academy, I spent twenty years in financial services as an Operations and Sales & Service executive. I’m proud to bring my leadership, operations and customer service skill set to our Cedar Knolls location. Through our Life’s Essentials curriculum, in classroom technology, custom designed playground and nurturing teachers we help prepare children for school and for life! Come visit us for a tour and find out why we are so passionate about early childhood education!
“The teachers are constantly doing different things with my baby, like singing songs, reading books, painting, going for walks, going outside. ”
Leigh B., Cedar Knolls
“Me.Antoinetta is a awesome teacher I’m seen my son progress since being in her class ”
Melissa M., Cedar Knolls
“We love the meal program! It makes it so much easier for working parents, and my daughter loves the food. Everyone is so transparent about everything going on, and the staff takes the time to speak with you if you have any questions/concerns. Most importantly my daughter comes home very happy and is excited every… ”
Melanie K., Cedar Knolls
“The teachers and the entire staff are absolutely amazing! They are all so supportive and willing to go above and beyond for every child! My daughter is doing so well and she is so happy to go everyday! She is learning so much and is becoming more independent! ”
Kristen S., Cedar Knolls
“A strong curriculum. Our boys are safe and always so happy! ”
Paul T., Cedar Knolls
“Communication Facility Meals Curriculum Friendly staff ”
Shivani J., Cedar Knolls
“Teachers, equipment, flexibility - all is great ”
Gaurav J., Cedar Knolls
“Excellent education ”
Roman S., Cedar Knolls
“The best part is sanitization. ”
Anusha S., Cedar Knolls
“Love the fun educational structure. The center makes it very convenient for working parents with very limited closed days and by serving healthy and hearty food. ”
Cheryl S., Cedar Knolls
Contact us to learn more about what makes Kiddie Academy stand out among educational child care providers. A member of our team will contact you.
The learning doesn't stop for parents, either. That’s why we created an information resource with helpful tips on everything from enriching our STEM program at home to introducing lifelong healthy eating and fitness habits.
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