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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.
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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.
“Age-specific activities, staff knows me by name as well as my son, photos while at daycare of my son ”
Brianne W., Gretna
“Good structure, friendly staff, class rooms, outside play area. ”
Jake O., Gretna
“Our child is safe, secure, and happy at Kiddie Academy. We’ve seen his confidence grow each day. The teachers are wonderful and he really seems to enjoy being with them and learning more everyday. We love Kiddie Academy! ”
Mary (Catie) K., Gretna
“Developmentally appropriate, always challenging for the next skills, fun, safe and clean environment. ”
Mallory M., Gretna
“There is so much learning and purpose behind all the activities planned in the curriculum. I am always impressed by what is being taught day to day. ”
Elianna J., Gretna
“The staff here in incredible. From the moment you walk in the door you are always greeted with a smile. The teachers are required to have degrees and the also use a research based curriculum. They are strict on their diapering and supervision which is so important to our families health and safety. The infant… ”
Raelee T., Gretna
“Great teac ”
Brian H., Gretna
“I like that there are daily reports and updates throughout the day. The open system of the school provides transparency and clarity that leads me to trust the teachers more. I feel comfortable with the managers and owner and truly feel they have the best intentions for my son. ”
Kyerra S., Gretna
“As new parents with a 3 month old, the first day/week is an emotional rollercoaster. How will our baby adjust to a new environment? Will he get enough attention? Are we sure we’re doing the right thing? I’m here to reassure everyone’s most valuable treasure is in good hands and will be loved by the… ”
Chris M., Gretna
“The engagement and developmentally appropriate activities that are performed with the kids in each class. I love the educational requirements for the lead teachers which indicates their dedication to your child’s development and the care they receive. ”
Kerry Jo C., Gretna
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