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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.
School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.
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We aim to make your child's summer as educational as it is fun, through themed events, activities and trips.
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Each Academy is a little different. Here's what makes us unique:
Krushani Patel, Owner
"Hi- My name is Krushani Patel. I have been in the business world for 6 years. I have a degree in Forensics... Read More
"Hi- My name is Krushani Patel. I have been in the business world for 6 years. I have a degree in Forensics Science from Sydney Australia. With my immense love for children, I would take pride in providing the best services possible..
RaShina Spivey, Center Director
My name is RaShina Spivey. I am the Center Director of Kiddie Academy Of Harrisburg. I am from Durham, NC and I... Read More
My name is RaShina Spivey. I am the Center Director of Kiddie Academy Of Harrisburg. I am from Durham, NC and I have been in the child care industry for 11 years. I attended North Carolina Central University, where I am triple Eagle. I have 2 Bachelor Degrees; one in Child Development and Family Relations, the other is in Elementary Education. I also have a Master’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies. I love working with children and their families and watching their continuous growth and development. I love to sing, dance and spend quality time with my husband of 10 years, and my 8-year-old son, and our two dogs, Leo and Paisley. I also enjoy to laugh and celebrate my birthday.
Nicolette Roop, Assistant Director
Hello Kiddie Academy family, my name is Nicolette Roop, but you can call me Miss Nicky. I am originally from the Caribbean... Read More
Hello Kiddie Academy family, my name is Nicolette Roop, but you can call me Miss Nicky. I am originally from the Caribbean Island of Trinidad. I migrated to New York City when I was sixteen. I then moved to North Carolina in 2013.| am a mom of two daughters: Emma (10 years old) and Sophie (7 years old). We live in Concord. I have a professional work background in Hospital Finance (while I lived in NYC) but soon discovered my passion for working with young children when my younger daughter entered preschool at age three. Since then, I have pursued this passion and obtained many college credits from Purdue University Global toward Early Childhood Development and Administration. I also have CPR and First Aid training and other certifications/training specific to NC State. I am honored to be the Assistant Director of the Kiddie Academy family. I have worked with two other early childcare facilities in the Concord area. My passion stems from treating the children as my own, instead of just my students, and having the ability to shape young minds is rewarding. I tend to do most of my teaching through arts and crafts as I find the children enjoy this. I look forward to working with and getting to know all of you and the wonderful children in my care as I become a part of the team.
Meloney Whittle, Lead Teacher Pre-K
Hi! My name is Meloney Whittle. I am a wife, a mother, a professional singer and performer with Narroway Productions, and a... Read More
Hi! My name is Meloney Whittle. I am a wife, a mother, a professional singer and performer with Narroway Productions, and a worship leader. I have 3 boys who are the lights of my life. I have been married to my Husband, Andy since November 2004. I love my family and spending time with them. I also love music, especially Christmas music, coffee, chocolate, owls, peacocks, apple cinnamon candles, peppermints, photography, and crafting. I have been in the field of early childhood for a little over 25 years now and I have a passion for early education and a great love for children. I have an associates degree in early chilahood education as well as a level 2 director certification. I love children and I find great joy in watching them grow and learn. I look forward to serving the families that are in my classroom and in the Kiddie Academy of Harrisburg family.
Tiffany Crowell, Lead Teacher (Threes)
My name is Tiffany I am 25 years old my birthday is in September, and | am a true Virgo! I was... Read More
My name is Tiffany I am 25 years old my birthday is in September, and | am a true Virgo! I was born and raised in Charlotte North Carolina. I come from a married home my parents have been married for 26 years. I also have 2 older brothers, and 3 nieces; I have been with my high school sweetheart for 7 plus years now. I have been working in childcare for 8 years gained my childcare knowledge from my mother who has been in the education field for over 40 plus years. I am alumni of Garinger High School, went central piedmont where I gained my Early Childhood Credentials, and I am now moving forward to continue my education in the childcare field.
Erica Williams, Assistant Teacher Infants
*Kiddie Academy my Name is Ms.Erica I've lived in Charlotte, NC For about 9 's | Graduated Highschool in 2018 From Northwest... Read More
*Kiddie Academy my Name is Ms.Erica I've lived in Charlotte, NC For about 9 's | Graduated Highschool in 2018 From Northwest School of the Arts. I am now a Jr. In ge at UNCC my degree I am working towards is a BFA Bachelors in Fine Arts. I'm looking vard to Getting My Masters In Film Studies and Minor in Social Media Marketing.I've been ing with children my whole life from babysitting from daycares to church daycares and ol systems. I have a passion for special Needs Children. I have an Emotional Support al. His Name is Leo He was Born in December He is a black Lab He is a very Lazy boy but 3 Food! I have 3 children. My oldest is Tamia and my second is Miracle and my last is stian. I have a partner Named Nyasia She Also a child care provider as Well and a Nanny I beautiful Children. My mom is one of my inspirations. She also went to UNCC. She ed with children as well, she graduated with a Bachelors With Criminal Justice and minor in tance abuse counseling. I'm so Excited to be Working With you and your little ones.
Brittany Ferguson, Assistant Teacher (Threes)
My name is Brittany Ferguson. I was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. I am turning 20 years old December 3rd . I... Read More
My name is Brittany Ferguson. I was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. I am turning 20 years old December 3rd . I have one younger sister, one younger brother, and one older brother. I love animals. I grew up with 3 dogs and 3 cats. Both of my parents are retired elementary school teachers. I always loved children and my passion for children grew after I started volunteering with children. I graduated from Cabarrus Early College of Technology program with my Associates in Arts at Rowan Cabarrus Community College. Now I am taking classes in Early Childhood Education at Central Piedmont Community College. want to continue my studies in Elementary Education and possibly Secondary Education.
Promise Providence, School Age Teacher
Hello!!! My name is Promise Providence Also known as Ms. Promise I will be an assistant teacher here at Kiddie Academy I'm... Read More
Hello!!! My name is Promise Providence Also known as Ms. Promise I will be an assistant teacher here at Kiddie Academy I'm from Long Island, NY, and have been living in Harrisburg, NC for 6 years I currently attend North Carolina Central University in Durham. I major in General Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology and a minor in Early Childhood Development. My professional goal is to become a therapist with my own practice. Experience: This opportunity is my foot in the door to many accomplishments in the child care and the mental health field. This experience is important to me because everything stems from the early days as a child. I enjoy the blissfulness and positive environment that children provide and can not wait to experience all their personalities as well as quide them through their daily experiences as they develop and grow. I am an active member in my middle and elementary school as I enjoy reading to the children. I have also interacted with special needs individuals I am currently in the process of getting CPRffirst Aid and SID certified. As well as getting my degree Favorites / Interest: Food: NY stule pizza Retail: Shein, Coach, Amazon Drink: Rootbeer soda Candy: Caramel MGMs & Sour Patch Kids Hobbies: Research, Traveling E Fashion
Gabrielys Chambers, Toddler Teacher
About Me Hello! My name is Mrs. Gabi. I was born, in Puerto Rico, and moved to New York when I was... Read More
About Me Hello! My name is Mrs. Gabi. I was born, in Puerto Rico, and moved to New York when I was 5 years old. I am an only child. •I am Bilingual (Spanish) and I am working •on learning more Sign Language. I've been •married for 3 years, no children of my own My. Experience . ... . just yet. :) I have been working in Childeare for about 9: years. I've worked with New Borns to School: age, as well as Kindergartners and 5th grade. I: have my NC Credentials, which qualifies me. to be a Lead Teacher, S.I.D.S, and CPR & First Aid. I am also in the process of taking more ECE Courses. Contact Me: If you have any questions, comments or concerns please feel free to send me a message through Tadpoles ! My favories Food: Italian or Steak Colors: Olive Green or Burgundy Store: Amazon, Ulta, Sephora Drink: Watermelon Minute Maid Candy: Ferrero Rocher,: Gummie Bears, Kinder Bueno or Reese's Cup Hobbies: Traveling, Camping, Makeup, Fishing, 8 Crafting (Cricut)
Ms. Joycelyn Burke, Assistant Teacher
Mother of 3 girls, Grandmother of 5 Grands and 2 Great grands Experience in Childhood since 2008 starting with Charlotte Meck. Schools... Read More
Mother of 3 girls, Grandmother of 5 Grands and 2 Great grands Experience in Childhood since 2008 starting with Charlotte Meck. Schools Certified: Credentials, SIDS, Playground Safety, BSAC Owner/Operator of JB's Convenient Tax Service My Favorites: Salads, Reese Cups, Nature's Twist Sugar Free Lemonade, Chiptole Free Time: Rest, Travel, Live Music
Rebecca Hinson, Assistant Teacher / Floater
Hello! I'm Rebecca Hinson, a floater at Kiddie Academy of Harrisburg. I am 19 years old and currently enrolled in Pfeiffer University... Read More
Hello! I'm Rebecca Hinson, a floater at Kiddie Academy of Harrisburg. I am 19 years old and currently enrolled in Pfeiffer University to gain a Bachelors of the Arts in Elementary Education with a Minor in Special Education. I am from Mount Pleasant, NC, about 15 minutes away from here! I was previously a Cadet Teacher for Cabarrus County Schools my sophomore & junior years of high school, and I've been a babysitter for several years. I'm so excited to begin working with your child & to get to know each of you! Please don't hesitate to reach out to me with any questions or concerns. "Start children off the way they should go, and even when they are old, they will not turn from it." Proverbs 22:6
“I appreciate that there is access to cameras so we can check on our children throughout the day. The staff is always friendly and open to our child's emotional and structural needs. ”
Kiva J., Harrisburg
“The Care and love provided. Safe environment and structured curriculum ”
Philip P., Harrisburg
“The teachers are so friendly and take a genuine care approach with all the children. I also really like the web cam to see what activities my child is doing during the day. ”
Melissa R., Harrisburg
“Turn over is pretty high which is really my only complaint. It seems as soon as our child gets attached to one teacher, she leaves and another one comes. Other than that, we’ve been happy at Kiddie Academy! ”
Lindsay S., Harrisburg
“I love that the teachers treat my son as if they are his own. I’ve seen so many developmental changes in him from what he learns from his teachers and the other babies. ”
Rachel A., Harrisburg
“Staff is very patient/caring/involved with our little one. All question and concerns were easily addressed. My little one have grown to love her teachers and even the leadership team!! We are very very happy we chose KAH and trust one of our most treasured blessings in their care!! ”
LaTesha A., Harrisburg
“Clean and convenient location ”
Amar P., Harrisburg
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