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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.
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Mr. and Mrs. Patel, The Owners
Welcome to our Kiddie Academy family! At Kiddie Academy of Fairlawn, we understand the importance of having a nurturing and engaging environment,... Read More
Welcome to our Kiddie Academy family! At Kiddie Academy of Fairlawn, we understand the importance of having a nurturing and engaging environment, where children can truly develop a love for learning. We have created a fun, collaborative, and inclusive atmosphere where children are honored and diversity is appreciated. We want every child to embrace the beauty of who they are, and to have pride in themselves, their school, their family, and their community. For us, the reward is knowing that we play an important role in creating a better world for all – by helping to shape one little heart and mind at a time. As parents, we fell in love with the Life Essentials curriculum. We believe in its holistic approach and its emphasis on social, emotional, and creative development. At the same time, we also appreciate its focus on core academics such as Math, Science, Literacy, and Social Studies. All of this provides a solid foundation for a child’s future success in school and in life.Being parents to a young child ourselves, we know firsthand that leaving our precious little ones anywhere is not easy. For our Kiddie Academy parents, we wanted to provide everything that we value as parents. Accordingly, we have placed an emphasis on transparency and communication. We have streaming cameras in every room so you can be a part of your child's day. We are also open to texts, emails, or phone calls - and we utilize a system called Tadpoles to communicate and share memories, events, and day-to-day happenings in the classroom. We would want to feel connected to our child when we are not there, and this is our way of providing that to our Kiddie Academy parents. Our children are our greatest blessing and during their time at Kiddie Academy of Fair Lawn, they will receive a well-rounded education while building on their personality and growth; all while having fun and making new friends! We thank you for choosing Kiddie Academy of Fair Lawn and we promise to give your children the same experience and treatment as our own! Choosing the right childcare can have a profound influence on your child, and it can also provide your family the peace of mind that your child will be looked after well. We built this business to be a positive experience for your child, for you, and for our community. We wholeheartedly believe that we provide an excellent choice. Stop by and say hello, we would love to see you!
Ms. Nicole, Center Director
Ms. Nicole comes to Kiddie Academy of Fairlawn with over 30 years’ experience working with children and their families. She has over 10 years’... Read More
Ms. Nicole comes to Kiddie Academy of Fairlawn with over 30 years’ experience working with children and their families. She has over 10 years’ experience working as a Director in Early Education. She has done both Private childcare as well as corporate childcare. Her last leadership location was with the Primrose School located in West Orange , NJ. She assisted to open that facility from foundation to operations. She holds several degrees: a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, as well as a Master of Science in Mental health Counseling with a focus early childhood up to 21 years old. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and a Bachelor of Art in Psychology. All from accredited universities. She is a mother of four and a grandmother of four as well. She was original born and raised in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. She relocated to the United States when she was 13 years old. She believes that children have an unbiased and beautiful way of looking at the world, every day is refreshing and new. HER FAVORITE QUOTE: “Children are not things to be molded but are people to be unfolded.” – Jess Lair
Ms. Seema, Administrative Assistant
Ms. Seema is our Administrative Assistant. Although she ventured into the field of Early Childhood Education fairly recently, her journey had already... Read More
Ms. Seema is our Administrative Assistant. Although she ventured into the field of Early Childhood Education fairly recently, her journey had already begun with being a mother of two little ones, as she continued to explore various early childhood education and development philosophies to equip herself with the effective tools and techniques to not only nourish the kids but also nurture their curiosity as they continued to learn and grow. With that knowledge and experience coupled with her academic and professional achievements in teaching as well as administering the academic program(s), she first joined Kiddie Academy of Fair Lawn as an infant teacher and has now taken on administrative responsibilities. Having led the classroom as a teacher/staff gives her a well-rounded perspective on ensuring the well-being of little ones while supporting our teachers/staff and coordinating/communicating with parents in order to fulfill our mission of providing exceptional care as well as quality education. In her rare moments of leisure, she loves to read, listen to music and play with her kids. Her favorite quote: “Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility—these three forces are the very nerve of education.” Rudolf Steiner
Mr. Casey, Assistant Director
Hello friends and families! It is a pleasure to meet you! My name is Casey and I am the Assistant Director here... Read More
Hello friends and families! It is a pleasure to meet you! My name is Casey and I am the Assistant Director here at Kiddie Academy of Fairlawn. I’ve been working in early childhood education for the past 9 years and have lead classrooms from 6 weeks all the way to kindergarten. I have also worked with curriculum implementation and development as well as school leadership and am excited to continue my journey with you all. Throughout my years as a teacher and administrator, I have seen, first hand, the value of early childhood education in providing the foundations for not just academic success, but in molding hearts and minds to be charitable, empathetic, and aware of ourselves and how we interact and affect the community around us. In my free time, I enjoy exploring new places, hiking and photography… all the better if I can do those things at a coffee shop or newly discovered restaurant! I’ll also always make time for a good conversation about educational philosophy or child development! It is my goal to be a partner to our families and teachers so that we can create an environment where we can learn about, engage with and mold the world around us!
“Large diversity of academic and social developmental goals in the curriculum ”
Deepti P., Fair Lawn
“Children love their teachers and we feel they are well cared for and attended to. They are excited to share what they learn and do not have the type of restraint collapse we experienced at a different day care center. ”
Andrew M., Fair Lawn
“Children learn different concepts and does activities ”
Zulay C., Fair Lawn
“Communicative, caring, supportive, and kid-focused, age-appropriate teaching methods. ”
Mosher D., Fair Lawn
“Ms. Ekta and her team are extremely professional, have great communication, and have been more than accommodating to our childcare needs. My son started here when he was 8 months and is now 18 months and so far we have no complaints till date. The whole team at KA are attentive and helpful. My husband… ”
Bhavya S., Fair Lawn
“We love the staff and teachers - everyone seems genuinely happy to be there. We love how everything is communicated. The kids always have smiles (not just our own kid!) on their faces and it's always a clean, bright happy place. It makes us feel at ease knowing our son goes here AND we know… ”
Adi M., Fair Lawn
“We are sending our kid to this place for about 1 year now, we have no complains. So far we have all good things and good care from the staff and management. Staff are really caring, teaching the kids with new stuff every time, games and sleeping time, especially camera access to both parents to… ”
Praveen A., Fair Lawn
“Although I think the academy is obsessive over the finger nails being military standard. The overall satisfaction of knowing our child is in good hands and the teachers and administrators really do care about the kids. The way they interact and the way my child lights up when they see them is huge. ”
Ron H., Fair Lawn
“My child is learning so much. I also love that food is provided. ”
Leigh Mary B., Fair Lawn
“Kiddie Academy introduces Spanish to the children and provides very individualized reports on each child outlining their skills and progress each day. ”
Amanda G., Fair Lawn
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