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Fax: 702-333-1188

Hours:

Mon 6:30am - 6:30pm
Tue 6:30am - 6:30pm
Wed 6:30am - 6:30pm
Thu 6:30am - 6:30pm
Fri 6:30am - 6:30pm

We are closed: We are closed the following holidays: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Day after (Thursday/Friday), and Christmas Day. In addition, we will be closed for professional development days on last Friday in July and 3rd Monday in January (MLK Day)

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What Makes Our Kiddie Academy Special

Our Life Essentials® curriculum is uniquely focused on the development of the outcomes that prepare children for life. At Kiddie Academy of [ACADEMY], your child will grow socially, physically, emotionally, and intellectually. Our highly trained educators are there every step of the way to guide, nurture, and cultivate your child’s development.

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What You Can Expect

Kiddie Academy makes every day fun and educational for your child and convenient for you.

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What You Can Expect

Kiddie Academy makes every day fun and educational for your child and convenient for you.

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What You’ll Love

  • Nutritious lunch and snacks provided
  • State-of-the-art classrooms designed around children’s needs
  • Schedules that are convenient for full-time working families
  • Communications and photos about your child’s day through our Academy Link® app

Highlights of Our Academy

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Meet Our Team

Kellie Walsh

Academy Director

Chelsey Mcnees

Academy Staff Manager

  Chelsey has earned her Bachelor’s in Business and Music and is currently working on a degree in Early Childhood Education.  Chelsey...   Read More

Chelsey Mcnees, Academy Staff Manager

  Chelsey has earned her Bachelor’s in Business and Music and is currently working on a degree in Early Childhood Education.  Chelsey has been employed with Kiddie Academy since 2016 and has flourished as a teacher, coach, and curricular advisor. Kiddie Academy was her first working experience in a childcare facility, but Chelsey has been babysitting for ten years. She has shown a consistent passion for creating a nuturing environment conducive to learning , not only for our students but for our staff and families. She is an esteemed member of our team and we are so proud of her growth and commitment to our academy and all of our families, students, and staff.   Her favorite thing about working at Kiddie Academy is the fact that it’s never boring. There is always something new to learn and her outgoing personality is a direct reflection of this.Chelsey is also an animal lover! She has a dog named Charlie and a cat named Greyson.  Her favorite color is green and her favorite food is burgers, pizza, and chocolate.  Something you may not know about her is she is from Kalamazoo, MI.  

Tyera Black-Davis

Academy Enrollment Specialist

Aisha Washington

Classroom Coordinator

Nicole Jones

Lead Teacher (Bobcats)

Josie McLaughlin

Office Assistant

Cecelia Brennen

Culinary Expert

  Cecilia has been working in a kitchen for childcare facilities for twenty years.  Her favorite thing about working for Kiddie Academy...   Read More

Cecelia Brennen, Culinary Expert

  Cecilia has been working in a kitchen for childcare facilities for twenty years.  Her favorite thing about working for Kiddie Academy is cooking for the children and hearing that the children are excited to eat when she walks in with the prepared meals. She also loves to hear each of the children tell her stories.  Cecilia loves to spend her free time with her two children, Richard and Adrianna.  Her favorite color is red and loves to eat shrimp cocktails, Chinese food, pizza, Mexican food, and Filipino food.  

Adrienne Wheelock

Tigers Teacher

Fariba "Riba" Afiat

PreK Assistant Teacher

Alelie "Lily" Eligio

Koalas Teacher

Brittney Semana

Monkeys Classroom

  Ms. Brittney has four years of experience working in childcare and is pursuing a degree in psychology. She loves to implement...   Read More

Brittney Semana, Monkeys Classroom

  Ms. Brittney has four years of experience working in childcare and is pursuing a degree in psychology. She loves to implement curriculum and takes pride in guiding children to success. She always goes above and beyond to connect to her students on an individual level. Her passion and commitment to making each student feel safe and loved has set the standard for our strongest value of community. The connections that she has made throughout her tenure at Kiddie Acadmy inspire us all to go the extra mile to create a welcoming atmosphere where everyone can feel like family. For fun Brittney loves photography, walking her two dogs, and also enjoys reading and writing.  Her favorite color is turquoise and loves Italian food.  Something you may not know about her is she is learning ASL.  

Pamela Donohue

Penguins Teacher

Nannette “Nettie” Barba

Kangaroos Teacher

  Nettie has worked in childcare for over twenty years from home daycare to center based learning facility.  She loves teaching toddlers...   Read More

Nannette “Nettie” Barba, Kangaroos Teacher

  Nettie has worked in childcare for over twenty years from home daycare to center based learning facility.  She loves teaching toddlers and watching them learn new things, and watching their eyes light up.  Nettie enjoys working for Kiddie Academy because of the awesome teamwork and positive work environment.  On her own time, she enjoys hiking, crafts, baking, and spending time with her family. Nettie has three sons of her own, and one black lab named Luke. She likes to eat salads, Mexican, Asian, and Italian food.  Something you may not know about her is she is a patient, passionate, and caring person. She also has a very big family on her mom’s side. (Over 80 plus cousins and counting).  

Morgan Willinger

Academy Support

Juliann Pupa

Assistant Teacher (Zoo)

Anne Sipes

Penguins Teacher

Melissa Duran-Galdo

Lead Teacher (Infants)

Sadie Quiroga

Penguins Teacher

Lara Manadero

Assistant Teacher (Penguins)

Elizabeth Vanderploeg

Zoo Classroom

  Liz has Early Childhood Education college credits from a California junior college. She started working with children at the age of...   Read More

Elizabeth Vanderploeg, Zoo Classroom

  Liz has Early Childhood Education college credits from a California junior college. She started working with children at the age of nineteen, and has also worked as a swim instructor for children.  Liz loves working for Kiddie Academy, because she is passionate about inspiring children to learn and grow, and likes to see their faces light up when they are excited about something.  When she is not working with children, Liz likes to workout, watch TV shows, and go shopping.  She has two daughters of her own, three cats, and one dog.  Her favorite colors are blue, white, brown and black.  Veggie burgers, tater tots, fish, rice, veggies, and fruit are her favorite foods.  Liz’s guilty pleasure is Starbucks. Something you may not know about her, is she use to be a competitive swimmer since the age of thirteen.  Also, Liz loves cats and to volunteer at Pet smart.  

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