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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.
All day adventures. All summer long.®
We aim to make your child's summer as educational as it is fun, through themed events, activities and trips.
Each Academy is a little different. Here's what makes us unique:
Tadiana Villa, Academy Manager
Tadiana Villa was born in Colombia, South America. She completed dental studies with honors at Colombia Dental School in 2002. She provided... Read More
Tadiana Villa was born in Colombia, South America. She completed dental studies with honors at Colombia Dental School in 2002. She provided quality dental care to children of all ages at her private practice in Colombia for 3 years. When she moved to United States, Tadiana continued her work in the dental field for 14 years as Orthodontics Assistant. In 2019, Mrs. Villa changed her career and started a new venture as Manager of Kiddie Academy of West Creek. Tadiana’s passion for education in young children was her main motivation in this new chapter in her life. In her spare time, Tadiana enjoys spending time with her husband and son. She loves running and likes to travel with her family.
Ruksaar Bashir, First Impressions Manager
Ms. Ruksaar (Roxy) Bashir is First Impressions Manager at Kiddie Academy of West Creek. Ms. Roxy has enjoyed being part of KAWC’s... Read More
Ms. Ruksaar (Roxy) Bashir is First Impressions Manager at Kiddie Academy of West Creek. Ms. Roxy has enjoyed being part of KAWC’s New Beginnings since 2017. Watching every child’s smiling face as they enter the Academy brings joy to Ms. Roxy’s day. She visits all classrooms daily to ensure all Kids and Teachers are enjoying their day. Ms. Roxy earned her bachelor’s in Business Management from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2019. During the Global Pandemic Ms. Roxy earned her Master’s in Business Administration. On her personal time Ms. Roxy enjoys spending time with her Boyfriend, skiing, biking, and some fun in the Summer sun.
Dawn Oleniacz, Education Manager
Ms. Dawn is EducationManager at KAWC. She was born and raised in Richmond Virginia. Ms. Dawn has over 20 years of Childcare... Read More
Ms. Dawn is EducationManager at KAWC. She was born and raised in Richmond Virginia. Ms. Dawn has over 20 years of Childcare experience and holds a Bachelor of Science from Ferrum College. Ms. Dawn trains our highly qualified teachers to guide, nurture, and cultivate each child's development at every milestone. Ms. Dawn is a Wife, Mother, and devoted Daughter to her elderly Mom. She enjoys reading and gardening and enjoys shaping the lives of our Future.
“The entire team is absolutely incredible. I love how welcoming they are. You can tell the are very hands on with the kids as well. Darian in Infants B is incredibly sweet and you can tell how much she loves her job. I couldn’t imagine taking my daughter anywhere else. ”
Alicia Z., West Creek
“The teachers are so caring and genuinely love spending time with the kids. Makes my heart happy how much my daughter loves to go to school and see her teachers and friends! ”
Julie R., West Creek
“We love everything about KAWC: the teachers, the new and clean facility, the support staff, the care, how much our daughter is learning, etc. ”
Nienke P., West Creek
“Proactive communication, great staff ”
Ryan C., West Creek
“All the teachers and staff are wonderful and truly devoted to your little one’s success. They offer lots of activities for learning - but also free time outside which my daughter loves. She is engaged throughout the day, so well cared for and loves being at KAWC! ”
Nyamathullah S., West Creek
“The staff is so caring and welcoming. They are always there with a smile on their face and drop off and pick up is so easy. My child seems to really enjoy ther time there. The facility is very clean and the outdoor space is beautiful. ”
Tina L., West Creek
“Kiddie Academy West Creek is a community that has become family. I would recommend this daycare to everyone! I have one child that currently attends, and my second child will also go there in the coming months. Not only is it clean and organized - but KAWC provides valuable lessons that help your child learn… ”
Casey P., West Creek
“Great people across the board ”
Ryan C., West Creek
“I love Kiddie Academy at West Creek. All managers, staff, and teachers are friendly and supportive. I have to move to another state and it is like I am missing my family. My son (3yrs) was very happy in the daycare. The curriculum, activities, lunch, cleanness, and so on were fantastic. The WatchmeGrow app was… ”
Samaneh P., West Creek
“I love the attitude of all the staff. Everyone remembers my child’s name and is always happy and welcoming when I come for pick up/drop off. ”
Alexandra S., West Creek
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