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  • A curriculum that exceeds state standards
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
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  • Safe and secure state-of-the-art facility

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  • The Leadership Team, .

    "The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child's own desire to learn"

    The Leadership Team, .

    "The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child's own desire to learn"

  • Krupa Patel, Academy Owner

    Krupa Patel is the proud Owner of Kiddie Academy of NewMarket. She is the mother of two girls, 11(Khushi) and 14 years...   Read More

    Krupa Patel, Academy Owner

    Krupa Patel is the proud Owner of Kiddie Academy of NewMarket. She is the mother of two girls, 11(Khushi) and 14 years (Anusha). Her idea began to develop an educational childcare while searching for the care for her own older daughter, Anusha. Krupa realized the very need for having an early childhood education for the community so that parents can go to work peacefully. Her dream of opening an educational childcare center became reality few years ago in July 2018 , when NewMarket Kiddiie Academy community was put in place. Krupa holds a Bachelor's degree in engineering. She has over 10 years of experience in management. Krupa's vision is to provide nurturing and educational environment to the community children.

  • Breanna Voorhees, Academy Director

    Breanna Voorhees is our Academy Director. She comes to us with over 8 years’ experience in the Early Childhood Education field and...   Read More

    Breanna Voorhees, Academy Director

    Breanna Voorhees is our Academy Director. She comes to us with over 8 years’ experience in the Early Childhood Education field and over 15 years’ experience working with children. Breanna is a mother of two children and from Damascus, MD. Breanna has her Bachelor’s Degree in Family Studies and Community Development with a focus on Special Ed and Mental Health from Towson University. Before joining the ECED field, Breanna was a teacher with Montgomery County Public Schools, working with young children with emotional and mental health disabilities. Breanna joined the ECED field when looking for care for her first child. Breanna has taught in all age groups in (Infant though School Age) and quickly move into a Leadership role. Breanna is a firm believer in community engagement and believes communication is key to a successful relationship. Some of her Early Childhood Education certifications include: • Maryland Credentialing Level 6 • Maryland Certified Director/Administrator • 90 hour certification in Infant/Toddler, Preschool and School-Age • Supporting Breastfeeding • CPR/First Aid • Basic Health and Safety- Including COVID safety and regulations • Americans with Disabilities • Medication Administration

  • Angela Salus, Assistant Director

    Angela Salus is our Academy Assistant Director. She was promoted from Lead School Age Teacher to Assistant Director in April 2021- we...   Read More

    Angela Salus, Assistant Director

    Angela Salus is our Academy Assistant Director. She was promoted from Lead School Age Teacher to Assistant Director in April 2021- we are so excited to have her part of the Leadership Team. Angela has been in the ECED field for 8+ years; she has worked in all age groups. She received her Bachelors in Early Childhood Education and Business, and a Masters in Early Childhood Education from Marshall University. Angela's favorite part of being an Assistant Director at Kiddie Academy is seeing the children come in and out of the Academy, each day, with a huge smile on their face. Some of her Early Childhood Education certifications include: • Maryland Credentialing Level 6 • Maryland Certified Director/Administrator • 90 hour certification in Infant/Toddler, Preschool and School-Age • Supporting Breastfeeding • CPR/First Aid • Basic Health and Safety- Including COVID safety and regulations • Americans with Disabilities • Medication Administration

  • Ms. Katelyn, School Age Director

    Ms. Katelyn, School Age Director

    Angela Salus is our Academy Assistant Director. She was promoted from Lead School Age Teacher to Assistant Director in April 2021- we are so excited to have her part of the Leadership Team. Angela has been in the ECED field for 8+ years; she has worked in all age groups. She received her Bachelors in Early Childhood Education and Business, and a Masters in Early Childhood Education from Marshall University. Angela's favorite part of being an Assistant Director at Kiddie Academy is seeing the children come in and out of the Academy, each day, with a huge smile on their face. Some of her Early Childhood Education certifications include: • Maryland Credentialing Level 6 • Maryland Certified Director/Administrator • 90 hour certification in Infant/Toddler, Preschool and School-Age • Supporting Breastfeeding • CPR/First Aid • Basic Health and Safety- Including COVID safety and regulations • Americans with Disabilities • Medication Administration

  • Sharon Shipe, Food Manager

    Ms. Sharon has been at Kiddie Academy of New Market since opening day! Ms. Sharon loves cooking for both children and staff;...   Read More

    Sharon Shipe, Food Manager

    Ms. Sharon has been at Kiddie Academy of New Market since opening day! Ms. Sharon loves cooking for both children and staff; she is famous for her chicken and pasta dishes. She takes a lot of pride in creating delicious and nutritious meals for everyone at Kiddie Academy. When Ms. Sharon is not in the kitchen she stopping in the classrooms, just to give some hugs to the kiddos

  • Ms. Melissa, Lead Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Melissa, Lead Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Sharon has been at Kiddie Academy of New Market since opening day! Ms. Sharon loves cooking for both children and staff; she is famous for her chicken and pasta dishes. She takes a lot of pride in creating delicious and nutritious meals for everyone at Kiddie Academy. When Ms. Sharon is not in the kitchen she stopping in the classrooms, just to give some hugs to the kiddos

  • Ms. Jill, Lead Infant Teacher

    Ms. Jill, Lead Infant Teacher

    Ms. Sharon has been at Kiddie Academy of New Market since opening day! Ms. Sharon loves cooking for both children and staff; she is famous for her chicken and pasta dishes. She takes a lot of pride in creating delicious and nutritious meals for everyone at Kiddie Academy. When Ms. Sharon is not in the kitchen she stopping in the classrooms, just to give some hugs to the kiddos

  • Ms. Christina, Lead Three's Teacher

    Ms. Christina, Lead Three's Teacher

    Ms. Sharon has been at Kiddie Academy of New Market since opening day! Ms. Sharon loves cooking for both children and staff; she is famous for her chicken and pasta dishes. She takes a lot of pride in creating delicious and nutritious meals for everyone at Kiddie Academy. When Ms. Sharon is not in the kitchen she stopping in the classrooms, just to give some hugs to the kiddos

  • Ms. Pam, Lead Pre-k Teacher

    Ms. Pam, Lead Pre-k Teacher

    Ms. Sharon has been at Kiddie Academy of New Market since opening day! Ms. Sharon loves cooking for both children and staff; she is famous for her chicken and pasta dishes. She takes a lot of pride in creating delicious and nutritious meals for everyone at Kiddie Academy. When Ms. Sharon is not in the kitchen she stopping in the classrooms, just to give some hugs to the kiddos

  • Ms. Lauren, Lead Teacher

    Ms. Lauren, Lead Teacher

    Ms. Sharon has been at Kiddie Academy of New Market since opening day! Ms. Sharon loves cooking for both children and staff; she is famous for her chicken and pasta dishes. She takes a lot of pride in creating delicious and nutritious meals for everyone at Kiddie Academy. When Ms. Sharon is not in the kitchen she stopping in the classrooms, just to give some hugs to the kiddos

  • Ms. Ashley, Teacher

    Ms. Ashley, Teacher

    Ms. Sharon has been at Kiddie Academy of New Market since opening day! Ms. Sharon loves cooking for both children and staff; she is famous for her chicken and pasta dishes. She takes a lot of pride in creating delicious and nutritious meals for everyone at Kiddie Academy. When Ms. Sharon is not in the kitchen she stopping in the classrooms, just to give some hugs to the kiddos

Hear from our parents

Great communication and caring staff.
Sharon L., New Market

Friendly staff, clean facility, plenty of options for kids to learn and play together.
Matthew K., New Market

The teachers that we have had seem to truly care for the kids. The professional staff care for the kids and keep open communication with parents.
MaryEllen R., New Market

The teachers and the activities that they do with the kids.
Sara C., New Market

Care and attention given to the kids by their teachers.
Hela K., New Market

I like the structure curriculum.
Allison G., New Market

The KA staff is amazing - from the front desk to the classroom, the staff is always warm and friendly. Our child enjoys going into the classroom every morning and we can see him learning something new every day.
Erika H., New Market

The teachers, directors and activities.
Elizabeth H., New Market

Your staff is always friendly and more than happy to assist in any way that they can. We feel like the teachers in our son's room are so caring and attentive to the kids - our son truly enjoys going to daycare here! We love that we can log in and see our baby and…
Jennifer M., New Market

The curriculum is fantastic - my two year old already says her ABCs and counts up to 15. The teachers and administrators are great and always looking out for the best for my girls. My oldest loves going to see her friends every day, and the long hours of operations provides a lot of flexibility…
Michelle B., New Market

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