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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:
Amanda DiVicino, Director
Amanda has been working with children of all ages for 11 years. She earned a bachelors degree in psychology at Central Connecticut State University.... Read More
Amanda has been working with children of all ages for 11 years. She earned a bachelors degree in psychology at Central Connecticut State University. Amanda has been with Kiddie Academy for 5 years starting in the infant classroom as lead teacher, working her way up to Assisant Director and now Director. As a mother herself, Amanda is compassionate, empathetic and caring towards children and staff. Her goal is to make all the families that attend Kiddie Academy feel at home, safe and nurtured.
Samantha Minore, Administrative Assistant
Samantha has been working with children of all ages for 3 years. She started in the infant room at Kiddie Academy 2 years... Read More
Samantha has been working with children of all ages for 3 years. She started in the infant room at Kiddie Academy 2 years ago, and promoted to Administrative assistant at the begning of August 2022. Samantha graduated from Grateway Commmunity College with an Assosiates in bussiness. Samantha is a very organized, caring and balanced person espeically in her place of work. Her personality makes a special impact on all families she encouters. We are excited to have Samantha on our team.
Natalia Doran, Owner
Natalia Doran has been working with children of all ages for many years. She earned two Masters degrees in Education. She... Read More
Natalia Doran has been working with children of all ages for many years. She earned two Masters degrees in Education. She holds School Psychologist certificates in Connecticut and New York. After earning her second degree at Long Island University, Natalia worked as an education coordinator and as a school psychologist in New York and Connecticut. She is the loving mother of two children. Natalia and Douglas have been working together on Kiddie Academy of Rocky Hill from its inception (finding a location, construction of the facility, staffing, licensing, marketing etc.), and continue to be fully involved in its operation and management, committed to its excellence and success. Their goal is to play a lasting, positive role in the education of America's youngest generations.
“Our child enjoyed her experience at Kiddie Academy! ”
Natalia D., Rocky Hill
“I love the facilities and how clean the classrooms always are. The staff is wonderful! ”
Danielle R., Rocky Hill
“Friendly staff Proper hygiene Teaching techniques Flexible hours ”
Abeera S., Rocky Hill
“Friendly supportive staff Clean environment ”
Quantia E., Rocky Hill
“The teachers are very caring and professional. You do not use smart phones and computers to keep children busy (those causes attention deficit issues in future) and rather uses means where children can develop their social skills. ”
Ayan B., Rocky Hill
“Everything was perfect my baby girl likes going there ”
Eleonora T., Rocky Hill
“Great place for children to learn and get ready for kindergarten. Children also get to respect and socialize with other children. I highly recommend this daycare. ”
Michael C., Rocky Hill
“The friendly, clean environment with knowledgeable staff ”
Amanda D., Rocky Hill
“We have been very happy with the care at Kiddie Academy! My toddler enjoys the fun activities the teachers plan and has learned a lot since she started over a year ago! ”
Tracey S., Rocky Hill
“Program is excellent for kids ”
Eleonora T., Rocky Hill
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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