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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
  • Splash Pads for fun water play during the hot summer months
  • Teachers speaking Spanish, English and Arabic
  • Webcams in every classroom

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  • Amber Mennecke, Academy Director

    Ms. Amber has been in Child Care well over 15 years, starting her career in California where she obtained her Child Development...   Read More

    Amber Mennecke, Academy Director

    Ms. Amber has been in Child Care well over 15 years, starting her career in California where she obtained her Child Development Associate, and a Bachelors of Arts in Child Development with a Minor in Childhood Education. She also has recieved her degree in Administration from NICCM, a nationally accredited child care administration credenital. She has worked with all ages, from School-Age to Infants and has a huge passion for the field. She has been a director for over three years now and continues to strive to make the best place possible for all children in her care. Her goal one day to own and operate her own center. She is a mother to two wonderful boys, and enjoys spending time with them on the weekends. 

  • Pamela Etta, Owner

    Pamela Etta is passionate about educating children. She was born and raised in Cameroon, and educated in England, where she earned a...   Read More

    Pamela Etta, Owner

    Pamela Etta is passionate about educating children. She was born and raised in Cameroon, and educated in England, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Information and Library Studies at Northumbria University. She earned a first Master's Degree in Tourism & Hospitality Management at the University of Surrey, England, and a second in School Librarianship/ Education from St. John's University in New York. Having lived in, studied in, and visited many countries around the world, Pamela is familiar with and sensitive to various world cultures. Her career as an educator of young children started in Queens, New York, where she worked as a children's librarian. After serving briefly in this capacity, she worked as a certified School Media Specialist in the states of New York and Connecticut. Pamela is a strong believer in the power of early education and quality childcare, in preparing children not just for school, but also for life! A resident of Katy, TX since 2011, Pamela is committed to providing Katy children a fun, safe, and stimulating quality learning environment, while giving their parents peace of mind at work.  It is Pamela's strongly held belief that every child deserves a chance at greatness. As such, she devotes much time and energy to offering children in marginalized communities a greater chance of success through her non-profit organization, the Early Literacy Foundation. A wife and mother of two, Pamela dreams of meeting the early literacy needs of even more children worldwide, and of authoring children's books. She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, holds teacher certifications in New York and Connecticut, and Director's Credentials for Connecticut and Texas.        

  • Ms.Vanessa, Assistant Director

    Ms.Vanessa, Assistant Director

    Pamela Etta is passionate about educating children. She was born and raised in Cameroon, and educated in England, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Information and Library Studies at Northumbria University. She earned a first Master's Degree in Tourism & Hospitality Management at the University of Surrey, England, and a second in School Librarianship/ Education from St. John's University in New York. Having lived in, studied in, and visited many countries around the world, Pamela is familiar with and sensitive to various world cultures. Her career as an educator of young children started in Queens, New York, where she worked as a children's librarian. After serving briefly in this capacity, she worked as a certified School Media Specialist in the states of New York and Connecticut. Pamela is a strong believer in the power of early education and quality childcare, in preparing children not just for school, but also for life! A resident of Katy, TX since 2011, Pamela is committed to providing Katy children a fun, safe, and stimulating quality learning environment, while giving their parents peace of mind at work.  It is Pamela's strongly held belief that every child deserves a chance at greatness. As such, she devotes much time and energy to offering children in marginalized communities a greater chance of success through her non-profit organization, the Early Literacy Foundation. A wife and mother of two, Pamela dreams of meeting the early literacy needs of even more children worldwide, and of authoring children's books. She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, holds teacher certifications in New York and Connecticut, and Director's Credentials for Connecticut and Texas.        

Hear from our parents

I love the hard work that the teachers put toward the children an we have seen such a big difference personality wise with our granddaughter attending Kiddie Academy. She has found self esteem self confidence an most of all she loves her school . She wants the be a teacher at Kiddie Academy she says…
Elizabeth W., Grand Harbor in Katy

Kiddie academy has great staff. My daughter always loves being dropped off and spending time there.
Courtney O., Grand Harbor in Katy

Gratis teacher.
Viviana P., Grand Harbor in Katy

Friendly staff and clean facility. My daughter is learning so much. She is only three and knows her ABC’s, how to count and many other things. The cameras are an added bonus that provide me a lot of comfort during the day - I can pop in and look at what my daughter is doing…
Hannah S., Grand Harbor in Katy

That my child is learning at a rapid pace and making friends
Mariah L., Grand Harbor in Katy

The best part about the child care services is how happy my kids are when I pick them up. I love the fact that new lessons are taught weekly and I can see how much my kids are learning. They are excited to go to school and that speaks volumes in itself.
Chelsea C., Grand Harbor in Katy

I love the space of the classroom, the cleanliness. The staff is great. I love the curriculum and everything they do every day. My boy has learned so much and he loves to be there.
Dennise R., Grand Harbor in Katy

Excellent service provided by KA and the admin staff.
Sharaz A., Grand Harbor in Katy

Everyone is so friendly and the communication is wonderful.
Lacie G., Grand Harbor in Katy

I love the amazing teachers! Also love that the owner is involved and caring with the staff and children.
Jessica H., Grand Harbor in Katy

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