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A little about our Academy

Each Academy is a little different. Here's what makes us unique:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Watch me grow cameras
  • Parent communications portal
  • A curriculum that exceeds state standards
  • Safe and secure state-of-the-art facility
  • Life Essential Curriculum
  • Sibling Discount
  • Open Year Round
  • Clean, Safe Environment

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  • Stephanie Daniels, Director

    I have a Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. I have served in the Early Childhood Education...   Read More

    Stephanie Daniels, Director

    I have a Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. I have served in the Early Childhood Education field for over 15 years as a teacher and 20 years as a director.  I am committed to providing your family with a loving and developmentally sound foundation for a lifetime of learning.  When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Anthony of 18 years.  We love to be outside, spending time at the beach and enjoying family time.  I am so excited to be joining the Kiddie Academy family and I look forward to meeting all of you.

  • Kimberly Garcia, Assistant Director

    Kimberly Garcia, Assistant Director

    I have a Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. I have served in the Early Childhood Education field for over 15 years as a teacher and 20 years as a director.  I am committed to providing your family with a loving and developmentally sound foundation for a lifetime of learning.  When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Anthony of 18 years.  We love to be outside, spending time at the beach and enjoying family time.  I am so excited to be joining the Kiddie Academy family and I look forward to meeting all of you.

  • Cristina Naffziger, Curriculum Coordinator

    Cristina Naffziger, Curriculum Coordinator

    I have a Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. I have served in the Early Childhood Education field for over 15 years as a teacher and 20 years as a director.  I am committed to providing your family with a loving and developmentally sound foundation for a lifetime of learning.  When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Anthony of 18 years.  We love to be outside, spending time at the beach and enjoying family time.  I am so excited to be joining the Kiddie Academy family and I look forward to meeting all of you.

Hear from our parents

I love that it is learning but has an aspect of play to help the kids be engaged
Jessica S., Mission Viejo

The curriculum is exciting and packed full of useful information to help my child prepare for the next years in school.
Michelle F., Mission Viejo

Organized, structured, food provided and extended daycare hours. Thank you.
theresa t., Mission Viejo

Kiddie academy goes above and beyond. The care and education they give my child is beyond standard daycare. The lesson plans and activities are well thought out and put together. The staff are welcoming to all kids. I couldn’t imagine putting my daughter in any other facility
Michaela F., Mission Viejo

The staff are attentive and they keep my one year old engaged. The facility is clean and well cared for and my child eats healthy and diverse meals.
Allison B., Mission Viejo

Thoughtful teachers in a brand new facility!
Jennifer W., Mission Viejo

Clean and very kid friendly. Have teachers that really pay attention to every kid in the class
Sree Teja s., Mission Viejo

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