Ana Bernal, Center Director
Ages: 6 weeks to 12 years
Route 15 Route 7
Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Frederick Douglass ES, Frances Hazel Reid ES, Leesburg ES, Catoctin ES, Evergreen Mills ES, Seldens Landing ES
Our center is accredited by the National Accreditation Commission.
Meet Ana Bernal, Our Center Director
At KinderCare Since: 2002
Education: Child Development Associate credential
Favorite Children's Book: Green Eggs and Ham
Meet Ana Bernal! She is the Center Director at Leesburg KinderCare in Virginia. Ana attended Rasmussen University, where she earned a Childhood Development Associate credential. She has been with KinderCare since 2002 and was a teacher before that. Outside of work, Ana enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
AMERICA’S MOST ACCREDITED
Nationally only 10% of daycares are accredited - nearly 100% of our learning centers are. That’s a big difference, and that means KinderCare kids are getting the very best. Here’s why.
Infant Programs (6 weeks–1 year)
Leaving your baby in someone else’s care is a big step. Everyone at our centers—most importantly, our naturally gifted infant teachers—will work with you to make sure the transition goes smoothly. When you step into our infant classroom, you’ll see how much we want your infant to feel safe, loved, and ready to explore their world.
Toddler Programs (1–2 Years)
Everything in our toddler classroom is designed for little explorers. That’s because a lot is going on at this age. When your child is wandering all over the place, that means they’re learning and discovering new things every day. We’ll help them explore their interests (and find new ones!) as they play and learn.
Discovery Preschool Programs (2–3 Years)
This age is filled with so much wonder and curiosity. That’s why we offer a ton of books and toys and bring artwork down to kids eye level. Children in discovery preschool also begin to learn how we all work together in a classroom. Simple math and science, pretend play, and group play help them get used to a more structured school setting.
Preschool Programs (3–4 Years)
This age is all about expression, when kids really start to form their own ideas about what they want to play and how they want to create. Every day in our preschool classroom, your child will explore science experiments, create artwork, and play pretend—all the skills needed for their big next step: kindergarten!
Prekindergarten Programs (4–5 Years)
When you walk into one of our pre-K classrooms, you’ll see artwork and writing displayed around the room. Labels are everywhere to help kids connect letters with words. You’ll also see pictures on the walls that reflect the families in our community. Your child will also deepen their knowledge in language, math, science, Spanish, and social skills.
Before- and After-School Programs (5–12 Years)
You can count on us to provide reliable care for your school-ager while you’re at work, with safe transportation from our center to your child’s school and back! Whether your child wants to start a drama club, build a volcano, or create a comic book, they will have a place to follow their dreams. Your child will start and end the day with a whole lot of fun!
School Break Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
Winter break, spring break, summer break—when school’s out (but you still need to work), you can count on KinderCare to provide a safe and supportive learning environment that’s focused on fun. We welcome children ages 5–12 during school break times and make sure they have a sensational, screen-free experience they won’t forget.
Elementary School Distance Learning
Healthy bodies, happy hearts, growing minds. We make distance learning easy on your whole family! Our teachers are trained to facilitate safe and dynamic learning experiences online and in-person. Since every school has their own learning plan, we’ve added flexible enrollment options to meet your family’s needs. Whether you choose to enroll full-time, part-time, or before and after school, we’re here for you!
Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program
Cooking Academy™ (3 – 12 Years)
In Cooking Academy, kids learn new recipes from cultures around the world and develop a healthy relationship with food. They’ll whip up everything from Southwest rainbow lettuce wraps to pumpkin muffins, building their skills in STEM, communication, and more along the way. And yes—little chefs get to eat their culinary creations!
Phonics Adventures® (2 – 4 Years)
Learning how to read is a whole lot of fun at KinderCare! We help kids grow to love books and words (and get ready for kindergarten) in our Phonics Adventures program. From discovering the basics of vowels to practicing poetry, kids learn all about letters and sounds in small-group lessons made just for their age group. (Bonus: Kids who attend our phonics program are more prepared than their peers for school—and we have the data to prove it.)
Spanish Adventures provides young learners with a foundation for later success with the Spanish language. Music, games, children's Spanish literature, and other tools give children multiple opportunities to hear, practice, and see Spanish language to develop vocabulary and conversation skills. Curriculum includes lessons on greetings, numbers, colors, animals, family, body parts, and pets, as well as how to engage conversationally during common scenarios at home, a restaurant, or at the zoo.
We're the only company in early childhood education to select teachers based on natural talent. Being a great educator isn't enough though. KinderCare teachers are also amazing listeners, nurturers, boo-boo fixers, and smile-makers. Put more simply, we love our teachers and your child will, too.
Meet just a few of our amazing KinderCare teachers!
A KINDERCARE TEACHER WITH
An Artist's Heart
"My classroom is full of art!” says Mary Annthipie-Bane, an award-winning early childhood educator at KinderCare. Art and creative expression, she says, help children discover who they really are.
We put our best-in-class teachers in a best-in-class workplace. We're so proud to have been named one of Gallup's 37 winners of the Great Workplace Award. When you put great teachers in an engaging center, your children will experience an amazing place to learn and grow.
Don't take our word for it. Hear what our families have to say about our amazing center!
My daughter has been at Leesburg KinderCare since 2006, basically her entire childhood. Throughout these years our life has had so many changes, from her being diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of five, to recently being diagnosed with an intellectual disability. The entire staff at Leesburg KinderCare, without exception, has always been supportive and extremely patient at all times. There's is not one specific moment where they have made a difference in our life because they do everyday. She thinks of KinderCare as her second home. Quite often we had to think about moving from Leesburg but we always hold back and changing daycare is one reason why we don't. Needless to say they are a very important part of our life.”
Maggie A. - KinderCare Parent
The care providers at KinderCare in Leesburg are great. My son always comes home singing a new song or telling me something new he's learned. My baby is always excited once he sees his teacher in the Infant room. That tells me he enjoys being there. As long as my children are safe and happy, then I'm a happy parent!”
Angela - KinderCare Parent
My son has been attending the Leesburg KinderCare since he was a baby; He is now three. From the beginning the staff has always made me and my son feel safe and special. They continue to treat my son like family. He even tells people he lives there and works there. The staff is always accommodating to fit the needs of my child as he has grown and his habits and schedule changed. Thank you guys for all you do. Also, I love seeing all the pictures of the children in all the classrooms.”
Alicia - KinderCare Parent
I have had my son at this Kindercare since he was 6months old (now 19months), and it has been amazing! The staff is phenomenol! I feel so proud when people tell me how impressed they are with my son, and I am ever so grateful! We recently moved, and have another Kindercare facility that is much closer, but it is worth the commute for this particular location.
I would highly recommend this daycare. It has been the best decision I have made!”
Marcia K - KinderCare Parent
My kids have been going to KinderCare in Leesburg for about 3 years, and I don't have nothing but good things say. The teachers have always been very understanding and patience as well very helpful. Since I known most of the staff now it put me at ease very time I go to work which what every parents wants. Thank you very much KinderCare”
Judy G - KinderCare Parent
We love KinderCare Leesburg! Both of our boys started attending there when we moved to Leesburg this past summer (they previously attended another KinderCare branch in Maryland). The teachers and directors could not be nicer or more caring. Our boys are always so happy when they come home in the afternoon. They do such fun, educational activities every day that have really helped with our sons' social skills and readiness for school. You can't beat the KinderCare curriculum! This center is recently NAEYC accredited, and they have continually made updates/improvements to the center since we started there.”
Lizzy S - KinderCare Parent
Both my children attend this program. The care the teachers give is above and beyond their call. You can feel the love from each and every teacher. They recently did a refresh on the entire center and it is beautiful. Everywhere you look there is evidence of learning from their fantastic curriculum. I would highly recommend bringing your children here. I am so glad I did. They have become family to us.”
Vicki I - KinderCare Parent
Although, aesthetically, it is not the most pristine, that is incomparable to the quality of staff. So pleased with everything they have provided. I would highly recommend.”
Mar K - KinderCare Parent
KinderCare in Leesburg is awesome! My grandson has been attending since November 2016. I visited several different centers in the Leesburg area before making the decision to enroll him here. This KinderCare location has teachers that have been employed with them for years. Many daycare/preschools have a large turnover of staff,which impacts children and makes bonding difficult. Not only is the staff amazing, but the facility is clean, organized and welcoming. There are events that the center holds, such as family dinners, that allow the child's family and their KinderCare family to become one. My grandson loves coming to school every morning and is always greeted in a warm, loving and kind manner by both the staff and other children. I highly recommend KinderCare in Leesburg to any families looking for exceptional care for their children.”
Peggy A - KinderCare Parent
The people here are phenomenal. They provide a loving, activity-filled day while serving healthy and varied meals. We never have to worry about entrusting our son with them. In fact, our toddler actually gets excited to go to "school".”
Sarah B - KinderCare Parent
Who Are KinderCare Families?
They hail from hundreds of cities across the country from countless backgrounds, and proudly represent every walk in life. What our families have in common, though, is the want to give their children the best start in life. We are so proud to be their partner in parenting.
Hear from just a few of our amazing KinderCare families.
A Globe-Trotting Family Finds A
Home in Houston
Four young children, four different passports, two languages, two full-time jobs…oh, and a few triathlons thrown in for good measure. Meet the globe-trotting Colettas—a family on the go.