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A little about our Academy

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

  • A curriculum that exceeds state standards
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Parent communications portal
  • Safe and secure state-of-the-art facility
  • Disinfectant system that eliminates 99.99% of viruses, bacteria, mold, and fungus on building surfaces
  • Features the Life Essentials curriculum that exceeds state standards while also teaching technology, health & fitness, and character education
  • Parent accessible webcams in every classroom and outside play area
  • Passcode protected entrance

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  • Amanda Clarke, Executive Director

    Amanda has many years of experience in early childhood education including several years in management for large national brand and corporate preschools....   Read More

    Amanda Clarke, Executive Director

    Amanda has many years of experience in early childhood education including several years in management for large national brand and corporate preschools. Amanda led the effort to become a four-star Texas Rising Star certified child care center at her previous position and is now doing to same for Kiddie Academy of Rockwall. She has degrees in Child Development and Human Development: Public Heath and Nutrition. Amanda has been an early childhood Child Advocate, Lead Teacher, Staff Trainer, Curriculum Director, and Assistant Director. Amanda and her husband Sean have two beautiful children. 

  • Perry and Lisa Kirk, Owners

    Hello, we are life time educators from Garland, Texas. Our love of children, education, and the dream of having our own school...   Read More

    Perry and Lisa Kirk, Owners

    Hello, we are life time educators from Garland, Texas. Our love of children, education, and the dream of having our own school makes Kiddie Academy of Rockwall the best of all worlds. Perry has over 25 years of experience as a teacher and prekindergarten through 12th grade curriculum and instructional technology consultant. Lisa has over 20 years as an elementary teacher. Our goal is to provide the finest educational child care in the Lake Ray Hubbard area. We have 3 children and 4 sweet grandchildren. Children have always been an important blessing and priority in our lives. Because of our strong love of education, children, and family we decided that preschool ownership would be the perfect fit for us. We began researching to learn as much as we could about different philosophies and characteristics of various preschools. After careful evaluation and much prayer, we agreed that Kiddie Academy met all the credentials we wanted as owners of a preschool. Kiddie Academy is educationally focused with the highest quality child care available!! We found what we were looking for in Kiddie Academy and know that the parents we serve and the children we care for will feel the same way!! As owners we are dedicated to providing a caring and nurturing environment, which promotes learning and growth for each and every child at our Kiddie Academy!!!

  • Megan Tone, Director of Health Safety

    I have been a part of the teaching community for over 12 years. I started my teaching path by working at a...   Read More

    Megan Tone, Director of Health Safety

    I have been a part of the teaching community for over 12 years. I started my teaching path by working at a local camp where I taught children as young as 3.5 years of age how to ride horses. From there I grew from a summer counselor to Assistant Director of After School Programs and Summer Camp. Tom Sawyer Camps opened many doors for me and soon became an Assistant teacher for grades 2nd-6th. I attended Cal State, Northridge where I earned my Bachelor's degree in Early Child and Adolescent Development and Psychology. My husband Mike and 3-year-old son Jack live locally where we spend most of our weekends just enjoying each other's company and really doing weekend chores! For fun, and just a moment of breath, I love getting my nails done and making runs to Target that often lead to over shopping and unnecessary spending! Kiddie Acadamy is my new adventure and opportunity to be close to my son and seeking more growth in my ever-developing teaching world. I am excited to be apart of this wonderful community of Managers, teachers and families.

  • Danielle Conway, Discovering Me 1 Lead Teacher

    Hi! My name is Danielle, and I have been working in childcare for 6 years. I am the lead teacher in Discovering...   Read More

    Danielle Conway, Discovering Me 1 Lead Teacher

    Hi! My name is Danielle, and I have been working in childcare for 6 years. I am the lead teacher in Discovering Me 1 and love seeing all of their little milestones and watching them grow. When I am not at work, I love spending time with family and friends, reading books and making memories.

  • Rian Harwell, Curriculum Coordinator

    Hi! My name is Rian, I have been working in childcare going on eleven years now. I am the curriculum coordinator and...   Read More

    Rian Harwell, Curriculum Coordinator

    Hi! My name is Rian, I have been working in childcare going on eleven years now. I am the curriculum coordinator and I love going to work everyday ready to help teach and grow the minds of all our sweet kiddos. In my spare time I love to hang out with my husband, family and friends!

Hear from our parents

EVERYTHING! My child learns so much and I love her teachers and the staff at Kiddie Academy of Rockwall!!
Cheyenne T., Rockwall

We are so thankful for the attentive, caring staff. We always feel comfortable when our daughter is at Kiddie Academy.
Rae W., Rockwall

We love the live video feed, cleanliness, security, and friendly staff. However we have had difficulty Keeping up with our childrens jackets/backpacks/and nap mats due to frequent room changes but that has been a minor issue. Other than that we have enjoyed our experience with kiddie academy and will recommend to friends in the future.…
Michael P., Rockwall

The curriculum and Involvement in teaching our children at an early age
Buckley H., Rockwall

Staff and management work is second to none.
Tal C., Rockwall

Nice facility, close proximity to home/work, WatchMeGrow, security check in/out, meals provided.
Dale B., Rockwall

I believe that since starting Kiddie Academy my daughter has advanced well above where she should be for her age. I appreciate the teachers working with my daughter on learning to walk, feed herself and hopefully soon assisting in potty training. I know its a difficult job, but I appreciate the staff at Kiddie Academy…
Kaylee B., Rockwall

Our children love going there and they feel like family.
Jeremy N., Rockwall

Kiddie Academy continuously strives to improve and provide the best experience for our kids. They take parent feedback seriously. My child smiles seeing his teachers each morning and I know I am leaving him somewhere he is loved and cared for. I love being able to check on him throughout the day with the cameras.
Caitlin C., Rockwall

Our kids learn a lot in their classes and love going to daycare! They love their teachers and classmates. I have confidence in the staff and know they are doing the best job they can.
Spencer C., Rockwall

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