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  • 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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  • Melissa Leonard, Director

    Education/Credentials :    Certified CDA / Georgia State ECE Trainer Certified CPR/ First Aid   Management and Teaching Experiences  Ten years experience in...   Read More

    Melissa Leonard, Director

    Education/Credentials :    Certified CDA / Georgia State ECE Trainer Certified CPR/ First Aid   Management and Teaching Experiences  Ten years experience in Early Childhood Education (ECE). Worked in Montessori from (2012- 2020). Six years experience as Executive Director in a preschool setting environment AdvancED/ Cognia Engagement Reviewer (2015- Present )     

  • Vikki Migliano, Health and Safety Administrator

    Education/ Credentials:   Certified CDA (2018). Certified CPR/ First Aid Experience : Taught 25 years multi-age in Early Childhood Education       ...   Read More

    Vikki Migliano, Health and Safety Administrator

    Education/ Credentials:   Certified CDA (2018). Certified CPR/ First Aid Experience : Taught 25 years multi-age in Early Childhood Education                     Two years experience as an Administration in a preschool setting environment. 

  • Payal Danu, LEAD TEACHER - GA Pre -K

    Education:   Doctor of Zoology (India). Certified CDA (2019). Master's degree in Education (India). Currently Pursuing Georgia Teaching Certification. Certified CPR/ First Aid...   Read More

    Payal Danu, LEAD TEACHER - GA Pre -K

    Education:   Doctor of Zoology (India). Certified CDA (2019). Master's degree in Education (India). Currently Pursuing Georgia Teaching Certification. Certified CPR/ First Aid Experience : Taught for four years primarilly in Early Childhood Education. Two years in GA Pre- K Program                    Have well knowledge in Creative Curriculum , BIG DAY, High Scope , Life Essentials and SOS Assessment  What I love to do: I enjoy dancing and spend time with my family. I am very active in the Indian Community

  • Yasmin Madmuh, Assistant GA Pre-K Teacher

    Education:   Certified CDA (2018). Certified CPR/ First Aid Experience : Taught 21 years multi-age in Early Childhood Education . Twelve years in...   Read More

    Yasmin Madmuh, Assistant GA Pre-K Teacher

    Education:   Certified CDA (2018). Certified CPR/ First Aid Experience : Taught 21 years multi-age in Early Childhood Education . Twelve years in GA Pre- K Program                    Have well knowledge in Creative Curriculum , BIG DAY, High Scope , Life Essentials and SOS Assessment  What I love to do: I enjoy gardening and stay home and spend time with my family. 

  • Mr. Gonzalez, LEAD TEACHER - PRIVATE PRE-K

    Experience : Teaching for four years in teaching multi age group 3's and 4's  Education & Credentials : Currently pursuing Bachelors Degree...   Read More

    Mr. Gonzalez, LEAD TEACHER - PRIVATE PRE-K

    Experience : Teaching for four years in teaching multi age group 3's and 4's  Education & Credentials : Currently pursuing Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education Completed CDA Credentials. Certified CPR/ First Aid What I love to do: I love reading books and spend time with my family 

  • Kayla Dengel, Preschool Teacher

    Education: B.A. Child and Family Development (Dec. 2016). Certified CPR/ First Aid    Experience: 5 years experience as preschool teacher (Lead and...   Read More

    Kayla Dengel, Preschool Teacher

    Education: B.A. Child and Family Development (Dec. 2016). Certified CPR/ First Aid    Experience: 5 years experience as preschool teacher (Lead and Assistant Teacher) 

  • Vanitha Vellingiri, LEAD TEACHER -Two Years Old

    Education/ Credentials: Master's Degree in Engineering (India - 2005). Certified CPR/ First Aid Teaching Experience: Two years teaching experience with Two-Years-Old     What...   Read More

    Vanitha Vellingiri, LEAD TEACHER -Two Years Old

    Education/ Credentials: Master's Degree in Engineering (India - 2005). Certified CPR/ First Aid Teaching Experience: Two years teaching experience with Two-Years-Old     What I love to do : Enjoys reading, dancing and volunteering in Indian Community

  • Aruna Putta, LEAD TEACHER - Toddler

    Education/ Credentials: Master's Degree in Comuter Engineering (India - 2003). Certified CPR/ First Aid Teaching Experience: Three years teaching experience with toddlers ...   Read More

    Aruna Putta, LEAD TEACHER - Toddler

    Education/ Credentials: Master's Degree in Comuter Engineering (India - 2003). Certified CPR/ First Aid Teaching Experience: Three years teaching experience with toddlers    What I love to do : Enjoys cooking, dancing and volunteering in Indian Community

  • Aruna Thimmanapalli, Infant Teacher

    Education/ Credentials: Master's Degree in Engineering (India - 2008)/ Certified CPR/ First Aid Teaching Experience: Four years teaching experience with infants &...   Read More

    Aruna Thimmanapalli, Infant Teacher

    Education/ Credentials: Master's Degree in Engineering (India - 2008)/ Certified CPR/ First Aid Teaching Experience: Four years teaching experience with infants & toddlers     What I love to do : Enjoys cooking, and volunteering in Indian Community

Hear from our parents

I would highly recommend Ms. Eva as she is very friendly and makes kid comfortable. She tries to make kids learn new stuff without building any additional pressure even during this virtual program.
Sonal S., Cumming

My kid has been attending virtual sessions. Teacher is very nice
Srilata S., Cumming

Hayden has learned so much since he is there. He loves it there and he loves his teacher. We are so happy with everything they do for our baby.
Azita S., Cumming

You protect our children and give them a loving, safe, clean environment! All teachers know every child and their unique personalities. I am blessed you provide a rigorous, yet very family oriented environment !
Sarah L., Cumming

Good, kind and friendly teachers
Israel O., Cumming

Great staff and management. Keeping our kids safe during these times.
Nina A., Cumming

Great and caring staff!
Irina K., Cumming

It’s a safe place with good learning curriculum. Kids learn a lot in a fun way!
Shikha D., Cumming

It is a family- friendly environment where all teachers know all students by name. The entire staff is loving and passionate about kids. It is clean, organized and there is abundant and clear communication.
Sarah L., Cumming

Staff exceptionally good and they do maintain the academy well. They have really taken care both of my kids well and my kids were happy to go here.
Seetharamarao K., Cumming

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