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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.
Each Academy is a little different. Here's what makes us unique:
Jennifer Lazzara, Assistant Director
Hello There! My name is Ms. Jenny and I am the Assistant Director of the Park Ridge location. I work one on... Read More
Hello There! My name is Ms. Jenny and I am the Assistant Director of the Park Ridge location. I work one on one with our educators to provide a high quality of care for our students. I have been in the education field for over 15 years. What I love most about Kiddie Academy is the community!
Sarah M. Schwartz, Academy Director
My name is Sarah Schwartz and I am the Academy Director here at Park Ridge. I have been with Kiddie... Read More
My name is Sarah Schwartz and I am the Academy Director here at Park Ridge. I have been with Kiddie Academy since 2017 and working the in ECE field since 2012. I have obtained a Bachelors Degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Social Science with a minor in Academic Success. Working with the families within our community has been such a wonderful experience and I am grateful for the everlasting relationships we have built . Watching our students learn, grow and develop is rewarding. I look forward to getting to know you and your family!
“Ms. Sarah ”
Marzena K., Park Ridge
“I can literally talk for hours about this. Our daughter is thriving at Kiddie Academy. She is engaged, talking more, singing, and we are amazed by her development. Kiddie is also so anticipatory of upcoming development milestones and works with the kids to prepare them well in advance. The facility is fantastic and everyone is… ”
Ferian N., Park Ridge
“The staff is absolutely amazing. They really seem to care and always put their best foot forward. ”
Dennis W., Park Ridge
“They are amazing! ”
Cassandra L., Park Ridge
“The instructors all seem to care about the children ”
Craig Z., Park Ridge
“Kiddie Academy has been a wonderful experience for our kids and our family. And the curriculum and staff has been a very positive influence on our girls. ”
Noopur M., Park Ridge
“Great staff! ”
Eileen M., Park Ridge
“This is our first experience with daycare, and honestly it had a rough start. However, the teachers and staff assisted during that period and the experience has really turned out great. Our son loves going to school and Kiddie Academy is so supportive of him. Thank you! ”
David K., Park Ridge
“My son has learned so much in the short time he’s been at KA - numbers, colors, new words, themes, skills. I love the varied curriculum and the regular updates I receive each day. Also. the staff is caring and excellent. ”
Alison C., Park Ridge
“Kiddie Academy is organized and dedicated to enriching the lives of the children they serve. The teachers and staff have excellent communication plans, and are very proactive with planning and communicating to parents about upcoming events. The center goes above and beyond to engage the Kiddie Academy parents to be involved, and they partner with… ”
Bridget K., Park Ridge
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