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At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.
At three years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.
At four years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.
At five years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.
School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.
Alyssa Garth MSN RN, Owner
Alyssa grew up in Omaha and now lives in Elkhorn with her family. Although she started as a pediatric nurse over 15... Read More
Alyssa grew up in Omaha and now lives in Elkhorn with her family. Although she started as a pediatric nurse over 15 years ago, Alyssa spent the past 10 years in Nursing Administration and Leadership before opening Kiddie Academy of Elkhorn in 2020. Alyssa holds bachelor’s degrees in International Studies and Nursing, and a master’s degree in Nursing Healthcare Administration. After experiencing the importance of early childhood education with her own young children, Alyssa decided to embark on her endeavor with Kiddie Academy. Alyssa has a passion for education and feels strongly about bringing not only quality curriculum, but a tremendous amount of caring and fun to a child’s daily experiences! She appreciates how hard the decision can be on selecting the right childcare center and is confident Kiddie Academy of Elkhorn will exceed every parent’s expectation.
Jessica Beeson MS.Ed, Executive Director
Jessica was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California. She is married with five beautiful children and lives in Bennington. Jessica received an... Read More
Jessica was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California. She is married with five beautiful children and lives in Bennington. Jessica received an AS in Child Development, a BA in Psychology, and an MA in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver. She started working with children in a preschool setting shortly after graduating high school. Working with children has always been Jessica's passion. Her goal at the end of every day is to make sure every child, parent, and family is happy, healthy, comfortable, and safe in the loving learning environment she oversees.
“I like that they know my name and my child’s. I like the holiday events/activities they do. I like the teacher’s ability to adapt to my child’s needs while offering helpful suggestions. ”
Brianne W., Gretna
“I feel confident that I am leaving my infant in caring and capable hands in a safe environment. ”
Regan C., Gretna
“Friendly atmosphere ”
Taylor B., Gretna
“The curriculum, the location, the security/safety measures, etc. ”
Charisse S., Gretna
“You’re attentive to Owens needs. You know Blake and I by name when we come in. If Owen hasn’t been checked in yet, you notice and call us to see if he’s coming. ”
Hollie H., Gretna
“Photos during the day. Recap on anything important from the day relating to the child/how their day was. They know me and my child by name. ”
Brianne W., Gretna
“Treat my family with respect, have open communication, and care about my children’s future. ”
Emily B., Gretna
“Love the teachers. They are so attentive. Love that they send pictures, updates when they need to, and that they do art projects Tadpoles as an app isn’t my favorite thing. It seems glitchy ”
Kirby K., Gretna
“We have been so impressed with KA since our child started attending a month ago. The staff are all so friendly and welcoming, the app keeps us updated throughout the day, and we love the curriculum and enrichment activities that our child is being exposed to! ”
Deanne H., Gretna
“Kiddie Academy is absolutely wonderful! ”
Chelsey M., Gretna
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