Kerri Morgan, Center Director
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)
Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.
Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.
Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
At this age, children are making new discoveries daily. And as two-year olds begin to exert their independence, our Early Foundations® Discovery Preschool program is prepared to open their eyes to a world of learning, sharing, and exploring. Our holistic approach in the classroom engages young minds with a blend of music, art, and movement, as well as the early education fundamentals they'll need as they continue on to preschool.
Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.
Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.
Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
Don’t miss out on KinderCare’s Summer of Wonder: Six themed programs that will make summer exciting, educational and tons of fun. Whether your child is in our preschool, Pre-K or school-age programs, all of it is designed to help children learn while soaking up the fun. We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours so we hope to see you there.
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. Kids in this delightful and delicious program 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!
Music Explorers™ (2 – 4 Years)
KinderCare families are already giving a standing ovation to our newest Learning Adventures program: Music Explorers! Built entirely from scratch, our new program teaches kids to sing, move, listen, play instruments, and even create their own tunes. It blends math, science, social studies, literacy, and mindfulness (think yoga!) for a uniquely KinderCare way of learning the foundations of music.
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.)
STEM Innovators (3-8 Years)
You’ve probably heard a lot about how important STEM education is for your child, but what does that really mean? Our STEM Innovators program takes kids’ natural ability to make sense of the world and applies it to robotics, chemistry, coding, geology, and more. Your child will experiment with activities like learning how lemon juice and baking soda interact to uncover secret messages, watching fizzy reactions in action, and discovering how to use technology to do amazing things!
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 name is Christina and my daughter is enrolled at the Rockland KinderCare. My husband and I both work 55 hours a week and finding a center that was flexible with our schedule was important, but more importantly was to find a center that would provide our daughter with the best care and education possible. She has been there since she was 12 weeks old and we have been nothing but extremely pleased with the center. Kerri and Nikki are amazing, showing an honest and sincere interest in the care and education of their students. They do a great job communicating concerns on our daughter’s development, as do each of the teachers. They have obviously done a great job hiring and retaining staff that are passionate for what they do. At each parent/teacher conference, the teachers have been very engaged and passionate on discussing our daughter’s progress. She comes home with new words and funny actions to demonstrate each day. I felt it was important to tell you how pleased I am with the center. I wanted to ensure that you knew how blessed you are to have such a great center in your area.
Christina and Freddie - KinderCare Parent
My children Emilee, Ryan and Dillon are KinderCare kids. Our journey began five years ago. This was our first time in child care and, as a mom I had guilt. My kids were immediately taken into loving arms and, seeing how loving and caring everyone was, I knew my kids were safe and ok. They were praised and never mistreated – they were loved.
I always knew we were an extended family and they were amazing people, but never so much as when my husband was in an accident and spent three months in the hospital. The love and support we got from everyone was unbelievable. Every day when I dropped the kids off to go to the hospital they were sad. The teachers were there with hugs and love and made their day better. The whole team at KinderCare is amazing. For you as parents, know that your child will be loved and cared for like mine. On those days that are hard to drop them off or they are sad, just know they are loved and cared for in so many ways. I do not believe you can get this from all child care centers. It is the team that has come together and the amazing people in the team. I am grateful we found them!
The S. Family - KinderCare Parent
I just want to say how happy I am with all of my son, Joshua's, teachers and the entire staff at KinderCare in Rockland. Since Joshua started at KinderCare in December I have seen his skills improve at an amazing rate. Ms. Courtney has been instrumental in building Joshua's vocabulary, motor skills and social interaction. I know he would not be at the level he is today without her help. We are a team in my son's development and she is joy to have in our lives. I leave KinderCare knowing he will be well taken care of, learning and building skills and having fun.
Trisha P. - KinderCare Parent
First and foremost, I'd like to say thank you. Tucker has grown so much in the last year because of the team there, it's unbelievable. Kerri and Shannon, you are two of the most welcoming and accommodating people we've ever met. It's so obvious you love what you do and because of that you truly run an amazing program.
Not a day goes by that Tucker doesn't tell us how much he loves his teachers. It's always difficult leaving your first baby in the hands of others, but Miss Amber, Miss Ashley, and Miss Kathy made that transition for us seamless. It's not uncommon to find Tucker "teaching" Max all of the things he's learned at school each afternoon.
Thanks you to Miss Amy for giving Tucker the confidence and most importantly, a love for starting to read and write. he comes home from phonics days beyond excited to show us what he's learned.
This was Tucker's first school experience and you all have set him up for a lifetime of success. You've also set the bar crazy high for us! From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you!
Erin M. - 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.