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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.
Each Academy is a little different. Here's what makes us unique:
Pamela Dominguez, Academy Director
Hello families! My name is Pamela Dominguez. I am originally from Dominican Republic and moved to this wonderful country when I was... Read More
Hello families! My name is Pamela Dominguez. I am originally from Dominican Republic and moved to this wonderful country when I was 11 years old. I have been working with children for over five years and plan to do it for many more. I have my A. A. in Science Education with a minor concentrate in Science. I have worked with Kiddie Academy of Clermont since 2018 as a VPK teacher. With my new role as Assistant Director, I look forward to providing your children with a loving, nurturing environment, along with our Life Essentials curriculum, to help reach their milestones.
Heloisa Souza, Regional Director
Heloisa is the Regional Director for K.A. of Clermont, Apopka, Conway, Hunters Creek and co-owner of Kiddie Academy of Oviedo! She has... Read More
Heloisa is the Regional Director for K.A. of Clermont, Apopka, Conway, Hunters Creek and co-owner of Kiddie Academy of Oviedo! She has an extended background in Education, specially in Early Childhood Education. She earned her degree in 2006 in Teaching Elementary Education with a minor in School Administration. Working as a teacher since then, she decided to pursue a certification in Early Childhood Education, which was earned from Montgomery College, MD. She has worked as a Pre-K teacher preparing children to conquer a major milestone in their lives by graduating to Kindergarten. With so much passion for her profession and love for children, Heloisa moved to Florida to obtain this amazing opportunity of being Kiddie Academy’s director. She holds a National Administrator Credential, VPK endorsement, and Florida’s Director Credential.She oversees the operation of our academies to ensure quality and qualification of our staff. Parents and teachers are always welcomed to reach her regarding our program. She looks forward to getting to know you and your children to share our engaging curriculum and exceptional program.
Karen Kato, Financial Director
Karen joined the company in 2017 as our finance manager. In her role she is responsible for preparing monthly financial reports and... Read More
Karen joined the company in 2017 as our finance manager. In her role she is responsible for preparing monthly financial reports and analysis, while overseeing all of the business’s finances. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and has over 15 years of experience in the business and finance sector.
Vivian DaSilva, Regional Director of Education
Vivian is a former teacher at Kiddie Academy of Oviedo, Florida. She has a bachelor’s degree in Education, National Director Credential and... Read More
Vivian is a former teacher at Kiddie Academy of Oviedo, Florida. She has a bachelor’s degree in Education, National Director Credential and 15+ years of experience working in Early Childhood Education in the United States and Internationally. She strongly believes in offering high quality education for young children in a positive and nurturing environment, as a key factor for a bright future.
Daniel Aguiar de Melo, COO & Multi-franchisee
Daniel is the COO and Multi-franchisee for the Kiddie Academies of Clermont, Apopka, Orlando-Conway, Hunters Creek, Winter Park, Oviedo, Oakland, Lake Nona,... Read More
Daniel is the COO and Multi-franchisee for the Kiddie Academies of Clermont, Apopka, Orlando-Conway, Hunters Creek, Winter Park, Oviedo, Oakland, Lake Nona, Carmel-Westfield(IN) and Thornton(CO). He has a strong background in management, construction, finances and marketing. Graduated in Electrical Engineer since 2005 and holding a MBA in Business Management since 2007. Entrepreneur in Brazil with two K-12 private schools, he had a dream of coming to the USA and living the dream close to Mickey Mouse and being able to offer his knowledge to help kids grow happy, with a strong foundation and ready for life. Daniel is always looking to the future and is passionate about technology and for human development. He understands that we are all connected and that building a community with happiness and joy helps us with the daily challenges and motivates us to keep developing ourselves and our way to offer an exceptional education to our future leaders of our world: our children.
Luciana Madsen, Multi-unit franchisee & Educational Director
Luciana Madsen received her Biological Sciences Bachelor’s Degree and Marine Biology specialization, achieved a post-graduation Degree in 2007 in Environmental Education and... Read More
Luciana Madsen received her Biological Sciences Bachelor’s Degree and Marine Biology specialization, achieved a post-graduation Degree in 2007 in Environmental Education and Professional Degree in Photography. Her career in education started in 2002, as a Biology and Marine Science Teacher. She joined the Kiddie Academy team in August of 2018 as Assistant Director and now she is Multi-Unit Educational Director, member of NAEYC (National Association of Education for Young Children). Her goal is to implement our Life Essentials Curriculum with Excellence, achieve National Accreditation in all our schools and guarantee that our children receive the best quality education in a healthy, safe and happy environment.
Arlene Gonzalez, Enrollment Specialist
Hello! My name is Arlene. I graduated from Valencia College with an associate's in Graphic Design. I have been an Enrollment Specialist... Read More
Hello! My name is Arlene. I graduated from Valencia College with an associate's in Graphic Design. I have been an Enrollment Specialist and Social Media Coordinator for Kiddie Academy for a year now. Being the first person parents come in contact with when they call to inquire about our educational services has been a very rewarding experience. I enjoy talking with parents about their educational goals and demonstrate how awesome our academies are!
“The educational care and one and one attention that each child receives is outstanding. Most of the teachers are outstanding and it shows in the children. ”
Kim A., Clermont
“Ms. Bridget and Ms. Amy have been excellent teachers. My child has learned and grown a lot in their classroom and she will be extremely prepared for kindergarten. Overall, Kiddie Academy has been a very good experience for us as a family. ”
Violeta T., Clermont
“Teachers and curriculum is very good, kids learn a lot ”
Anna O., Clermont
“I like that my child understand Spanish also. ”
Doris J., Clermont
“The staff is so caring and amazing. The diversity and location are great! We feel lucky to have found Kiddie Academy Clermont. ”
Lauren Z., Clermont
“I absolutely LOVE kiddie academy. They are like an extended part of our family. My daughter has been in the preschool and now finishing up VPK. They have been nothing short of absolutely AMAZING!! ”
Vanessa C., Clermont
“I love that every teacher cares about my child and her well being. They customize their care to what each child needs, and helps them develop at the right pace. ”
Maya s., Clermont
“So happy to have KA of Clermont as our second home! Ms. Diana and Ms. Pam always welcomes us as we walk in. Ms. Nicole, Ms. Marlen, and Ms. Gabi treats my son like he is their own. ”
Himiko C., Clermont
“Great place! Great VPK teacher! Very caring people and extremely well ran. ”
Caroline T., Clermont
Nicole S., Clermont
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