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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:
Anne Swift, Center Director
Anne Swift has a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Southern Illinois University with over twenty years of work experience from... Read More
Anne Swift has a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Southern Illinois University with over twenty years of work experience from a wide variety of preschool centers. She is extremely knowledgeable regarding licensing policies with the Virginia Department of Education. She has always been able to receive outstanding commendations from licensing visits. Anne considers herself a lifelong learner who is always trying to improve herself. She has received certificates and certifications in Medication Administration Training (MAT), First Aid, CPR, ServSafe food handler, VQB5 and other related credentials. On a personal note, Anne grew up in a military family where she moved every three years. She has lived in such places as Texas, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Germany and finally in Northern Virginia where she graduated from Oakton High School in Vienna VA. She has two sisters (one being an identical twin) that both live in Haymarket, VA and a brother who lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Anne is also very involved in community activities and active in her church where she is responsible for the oversight of the education department for the pre-school age up to high school. She also assumes the responsibility of teaching the third and fourth grade classes and has previously served on the church council. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the movies and spending time with family and friends, especially at Lake Anna.
Ayesha Ali, Owner
Ayesha Ali is the owner of the Kiddie Academy of Reston. She is a graduate of George Mason University and switched over... Read More
Ayesha Ali is the owner of the Kiddie Academy of Reston. She is a graduate of George Mason University and switched over 5 years ago from a successful career in technology to pursue her true passion in early childhood development. Her struggle to find quality child care with a strong focus on academics for her own 2 children led her to establishing a child care from her basement. She successfully ran her home child care with a waiting list for 3 years before partnering with Kiddie Academy to expand into a state-of-the-art facility with all the best practices, amenities and services parents were requesting frequently. In addition to ensuring an environment that is safe and conducive to learning she continues to be on the lookout for the next SMART Board, tablet, or iPhone app that can be leveraged by parents to enhance the learning experience for their young children.
“We liked the center and teachers are kind and responsive. Management also very responsive and caring. ”
Suresh P., Reston
“Kiddie academy has been a game changer for my Kids. We have been doing private small daycares, and they never napped, didn’t have social skills and were never on a routine. Since switching to Kiddie academy, the amazing staff at kiddie academy accepted the kids like their own. My kids speak so well now, and… ”
Rachel R., Reston
“Flexibility, focus on play ”
Lindsey M., Reston
“What I like about Kiddie Academy is watching my granddaughter blossom. ”
Yolanda A., Reston
“Friendly staff ”
Jeff T., Reston
“Everything is awesome. Would appreciate kids (2 to 3) having more arts and crafts time. Perhaps the camera video quality over the app could improve. A more responsive fingerprint scanner. Love you guys xoxo ”
Christopher J., Reston
“Good communication, excellent activities every day! ”
Brianna C., Reston
“I love Kidde Acdemy Reston ”
Maseha F., Reston
“Service, family-like feel and cameras to watch our little ones when we miss them! ”
Erika Y., Reston
“The communication between teachers and parents as well as how dedicated teachers are to the kids ! ”
Maria G., Reston
Contact us to learn more about what makes Kiddie Academy stand out among educational child care providers. A member of our team will contact you.
The learning doesn't stop for parents, either. That’s why we created an information resource with helpful tips on everything from enriching our STEM program at home to introducing lifelong healthy eating and fitness habits.
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