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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
  • Digital daily reports
  • Center participates in the Food Program to provide a balanced diet
  • Cameras throughout the building
  • Mother- Daughter operated
  • Sign Language and Spanish included in lesson plans

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  • Gloria Montemayor, Franchisee & Director

    Gloria Montemayor is the matriarch of a family of five that include her husband Jesus and three daughters, Krystal, Alexis, and Emily....   Read More

    Gloria Montemayor, Franchisee & Director

    Gloria Montemayor is the matriarch of a family of five that include her husband Jesus and three daughters, Krystal, Alexis, and Emily. Working in early childhood education has been a goal for Gloria since becoming a mother. She was inspired by her own close family and the importance of having an adult that not only serves as a care giver but as a teacher as well. Gloria and her husband, decided that they wanted to bring her ideas to life through the Kiddie Academy. Highlighting her passion and a familial touch, Gloria hopes to let all parents concerns lay at rest knowing that their child's needs are being met by the most professional and dedicated individuals.  She is 100% dedicated to the business and to the children that attend her center. She works full time and is readily available to speak with families whenever there is any comments or concerns. She hopes that everyone who walks through the doors sees the passion that she has for Early Childcare Education!

Hear from our parents

I completely trust my baby being here! He loves the ladies that take care of him and he has a blast playing. He’s always very well fed and taken care of!
Antoinette P., Crystal Lake

Teachers are so nice, kind and patient to my baby. She has good practicing at school and well behavior at home.
Binh N., Crystal Lake

Good focus on age appropriate curriculum and my kiddos have fun!
Jamie P., Crystal Lake

My child can learn, have fun, and build his social skills in a safe environment.
Heather W., Crystal Lake

Great staff and caring going the extra mile for all kids !!
Edward B., Crystal Lake

Elliott is learning so much and comes home happy, I couldn't ask for more!
Michael G., Crystal Lake

Gloria is the best.
Gary H., Crystal Lake

The curriculum is fantastic. Our daughter LOVES going to school. She learns manners, behavioral skills and even kindergarten prep.
Jessica S., Crystal Lake

The structure
Amber G., Crystal Lake

The owner and director are very friendly and accommodating. The curriculum is fun and age appropriate. Our child has learned so much here. She loves going to school to see her friends. They teach spanish, manners, and kindergarten readiness.
Jessica S., Crystal Lake

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