Your Baby Gets Extra Love And Expert Care

40 Years Of Love And Comfort For Little Ones In Their Home Away From Home

Your Baby Gets
Extra Love And Expert Care

40 Years Of Love And Comfort For Little Ones In Their Home Away From Home

Infants & Toddlers | 2 - 24 months | Offered at North Potomac & Potomac, MD

Your Baby Bonds With Their Loving Primary Caregiver

Teachers have over a decade of tenure, so you can trust that your baby’s primary caregiver remains the same, so they build a bond with them that lasts. Teachers provide a loving, nurturing, and caring environment.

The Warm, Family-Feel Is What Parents Love

Parents love the warmth and family-feel of their baby’s home away from home. A tight-knit team extends love to your child, helping them develop and celebrate their crucial milestones. They feel secure, comfortable, and happy.

Your Baby Bonds With Their Loving Caregiver

Teachers Keep Spaces
Fresh And Clean

Keeping your baby’s space germ and virus-free is a top priority. Staff at the center take great pride in enhanced disinfecting, cleaning, and sanitizing high-touch surfaces, equipment, and toys in the classroom.

Expect Support For Your Choice Of Breastmilk Or Formula

You get to decide whether your baby receives formula or breastmilk; you have ongoing support in your choice. Dedicated academy teachers listen emphatically and help you to articulate breastfeeding or formula goals for your baby.

Pre-Literacy And Early Language Skills Start Now

Pre-Literacy And Early Language Skills Start Now

It’s never too early for your baby to begin developing word and sound recognition. Exposure your baby to early language and pre-literacy activities like storytime and books, which help their development.

The Creative Curriculum© Engages Your Baby's Senses

Baby-specific learning plans hone your baby’s skills through sensory and hands-on play. Engaging in stimulating, age-appropriate play helps them develop cognitively, emotionally, and physically; watch them flourish and build up their brainpower every day!

The Creative Curriculum© Engages Your Baby's Senses
Fun Activities Like Daily Art And Music

Fun Activities Like Daily Art And Music

Your baby benefits from an introduction to art and music early on. Spark their creativity and boost their brainpower with art, music, and plenty of play every day. They discover their interests and express themselves.

Stay In Touch With HiMama©
Or The KidReports© App

Communication is vital in making sure you feel comfortable with your child’s care. These communication apps provide real-time picture updates and daily reports that keep you connected to your child’s day after you drop them off.

A Secure Environment You Know You Can Trust

Your baby is safe with secure rooms and a whole team equipped with walkie talkies for added communication. You deserve to have peace of mind concerning your baby’s safety, and protection is a top priority once you drop them off.

Play Options Tailored To Your Baby

Age-appropriate indoor and outdoor play structures are the perfect spaces for your baby to explore as they discover the world around them. They’ll spend time outside on blankets until they crawl and then safely explore the baby playground.

We’ve Earned Two Sought-After Accreditations

FAQs

Due to the COVID-19 Health pandemic, Academy will not be allowing any parents or visitors inside our facilities to decrease the risk of exposure. All daily drop-off & pick-ups will take place outside the centers. Each center has its own specific procedure, please contact your center director for more details.

All meals beginning July 6, 2020 will be provided by the parent/guardian. Please plan to pack your child a healthy snack and lunch daily. Please refer to the Academy Family Handbook for healthy food choices in the classroom. Click here

Operating hours vary depending on each Academy location. Please contact the individual center for more information.

At this time, all indoor extra-curricular activities (i.e. soccer, ballet, yoga) have been cancelled until further notice.

Each center is equipped with trained staff to facilitate the sanitation of toys and manipulatives throughout the day in addition to frequently touched surfaces. Each evening after pick-up, our buildings are professionally cleaned topped to bottom! 

Academy follows guidance provided by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other state and local health officials. Please refer to the most recent COVID-19 guidance for licensed child care here: https://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/system/files/filedepot/3/covid_guidance_full_080420.pdf

Each age group and program have their own capacity guidelines provided by the Maryland State Department of Education. Check with your center director for details.
Space permitting, part-week and part-day schedules are available at most of our locations for select programs.

Hear from Parents Like you

Elizabeth Barclay
Elizabeth Barclay
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"Everyone there were always very welcoming and that never faded. We are glad our child was able to be under Academy’s care."
M. Atwill
M. Atwill
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"I want to say thank you so much for the enjoyable time my son spent at Academy school-age all these years!!!"
 S. Goodwin
S. Goodwin
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"The amount of love and support we received from the Academy staff during what had to be the hardest part of my life is immeasurable!"
N. Wheeler
N. Wheeler
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"We love everything about Academy from the programs, to the field trips, to the amazing group of Teachers and Staff Members. "
 Shelley & Patrick McGinness
Shelley & Patrick McGinness
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"I know my daughters were genuinely cared about by each and every Academy staff member and we feel extremely lucky to have had the Academy staff, especially Mr. Luis, be a part of their elementary years."
Pavel Khrimian & Zara Kocharyan
Pavel Khrimian & Zara Kocharyan
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"Thank you Academy Child Development Center for taking great care of both of our daughters, and providing a safe and enriching environment. "
Daliris & Juan
Daliris & Juan
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"Every single Academy staff member has made a profound impact on our daughter's development, now only educational, but socially and emotionally."
The Barclay Family, Active Duty Military
The Barclay Family, Active Duty Military
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"We wanted to thank you and all the staff involved in Jett's development. Everyone there was always very welcoming and that never faded. We are glad that Jett was able to be under Academy's care."

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