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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
  • NAEYC Accredited
  • Outdoor Educational Garden Space
  • Splash Pad
  • Webcams in Every Classroom

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  • Michelle R Richards, Center Director

    My name is Michelle Richards and I am the Center Director for Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach. I earned my Associate of Arts...   Read More

    Michelle R Richards, Center Director

    My name is Michelle Richards and I am the Center Director for Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach. I earned my Associate of Arts in Business from Western International University and later earned my Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Kendall College.  My lifetime passion has been working with young children. After enjoying 20 years as a classroom teacher, I began my path in leadership in 2011.  Training, supporting and leading teachers for their own successful journey in this field inspires me daily. Serving the families and celebrating the developmental progress of the children in our care is a pleasure!  With the support of the families, team, and Franchise Owners at Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach. I was honored to be named, New Director of the Year for Kiddie Academy for 2016. Our team is committed to ensure your little ones have a safe, nuturing, educational experience along with a lot of fun!  Please stop in for a visit and discover how your family can join our Community!    

  • Christopher Michiels, Assistant Director

    Mr. Christopher gained a passion for working in the Early Childhood field while doing homework in his mom's preschool classroom. He has worked...   Read More

    Christopher Michiels, Assistant Director

    Mr. Christopher gained a passion for working in the Early Childhood field while doing homework in his mom's preschool classroom. He has worked with children of all ages in many capacities ever since.  He began working with school-age children when he was a senior in high school and continued on to be Teacher of the Year for the Early Preschool classrooms in his school district. While in college, Mr. Christopher acquired customer service and office management skills while working in the health care field.  Mr. Christopher then returned to the Early Childhood world accepting his first management position in 2015 and came on board Kiddie Academy's administration team before we opened in August, 2016.  These days you can find Mr. Christopher supporting staff, assisting families, and bringing smiles to each classroom he visits.   

Hear from our parents

Extremely friendly staff from the front office, front desk, chef, and teachers. My daughter has loved the learning environment. It’s so clean and fun. I love it there.
Jennifer L., Virginia Beach

Everything - from the cleanliness, the care of the teachers, the welcoming staff, and convenient location! Couldn't ask for a better place of care!
Caitlin T., Virginia Beach

Kiddie Academy is amazing! The teachers in the infant room are absolutely amazing. I feel so comfortable leaving my baby with them during the week and I can tell how much they love and care for her. They are very knowledgeable about child development and often talk to me about where my child is at…
Erin M., Virginia Beach

Clean positive learning space , interactive activities, nice outside establishments , 24/7 security camera allowing parents to see their little ones, great meal selection … overall really well rounded center !
Jade M., Virginia Beach

My son loves it here, and I love seeing him so happy and excited to go to 'school' everyday. Everyone has been very friendly and helpful, the curriculum is great, and the atmosphere is very welcoming. Kiddie academy is a great place!
Janelle M., Virginia Beach

Everything! Teachers, Owners, Schedule, Chef Jason.
Michael P., Virginia Beach

The staff are friendly and genuine. The building, toys, and playgrounds are in great shape. My kids learn new things every week and come home excited to go back to Kiddie Academy the following day.
Spencer S., Virginia Beach

Everyone there truly cares!
Heather M., Virginia Beach

We continue to love Kiddie Academy and everything you are doing to help Beau grow and learn! He loves coming to school every day and Ms. Hope and her assistants have really helped him greatly progress over the past 6 months with the hurdles of speech and potty training.
Chelsea T., Virginia Beach

Excellent owners, director amd staff. Very professional courteous amd caring.
Truong N., Virginia Beach

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