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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.
At five years old, 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:
Wendy Burkley-Barry, Owner
I have over 23 years of experience in the child care field. Before that I taught special needs high school students. I... Read More
I have over 23 years of experience in the child care field. Before that I taught special needs high school students. I entered the child care field to provide a safe, caring, and educationally based environment for the children in this community. I have my 90 hour preschool certification, 45 hour infant/toddler certification, First Aide and CPR training, a Bachelors degree in Special Education and a Masters equivalent.
Melissa Bristow, Director
I have about 14 years of experience in child care. I entered this career to make a positive difference in the... Read More
I have about 14 years of experience in child care. I entered this career to make a positive difference in the lvies of young children. I have an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, Associates degree in Elementary Education, Career diploma in Child Daycare Management, a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education Administration, First Aide and CPR training, Emergency Preparedness training, and Medication Administration training.
Zsatinae Slaughter, Assistant Director & Teacher
I decided to work with children because its an amazing feeling to see children progress and learn the things that you are... Read More
I decided to work with children because its an amazing feeling to see children progress and learn the things that you are trying to teach them. Its so heart warming when you walk in a classroom and the children call your name and run to give you a hug. I have my 90 hour Pre-School Certification, 45 hour Infant/Toddler Certification and I am studying Early Childhood Education.
Autumn Roark, Morning Supervisor & Teacher
I have 10 plus years of experience in child care. Children learn best when given hands on opportunities to make new discoveries.... Read More
I have 10 plus years of experience in child care. Children learn best when given hands on opportunities to make new discoveries. Working with children offer never ending rewards. I have my 90 hour Pre School Certification, 45 hour Infant/Toddler Certification, Emergency Preparedness Certification, Medication Administration Certification, and I am currently studying Early Childhood Education with a concentration in business at Cecil college.
“Even in the baby/infant room they are constantly learning new skills. My daughter can now stack things and is learning table manners! She loves arts and crafts time! ”
Vanessa M., Elkton
“The caring and friendly staff ”
Kimberly M., Elkton
“Great, caring staff! ”
Carissa M., Elkton
“Well rounded, diverse, perfect! ”
Eleanor J., Elkton
“The staff is always concerned for my children's needs. ”
Danielle S., Elkton
“My daughter has attended since birth and now does summer camp now that she is school age. She was very prepared for kindergarten when she completed the preschool program. We have nothing but great things to say about Kiddie Academy. ”
Erica T., Elkton
“The amount of interaction and focus on learning / skill building. ”
Danielle C., Elkton
“I am happy with my child's progress in learning and behavior. ”
Jaime B., Elkton
“The staff is amazing and creates a wonderful feeling of an extended loving family. ”
Kimberly M., Elkton
“The curriculum, loving and kind teachers....and it’s a great place to work ? ”
Melissa B., Elkton
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.
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