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Welcome to our recently remodeled Childtime in Chesterfield, VA! My name is Melissa and I am the school's Director. I have worked in the field of early childhood education for the last 14 years.
We offer Infant Care, Preschool and other early education programs, and we service the following schools: Salem Elementary School, Ecoff Elementary School, O.B. Gates Elementary School, Beulah Elementary School, and Salem Middle School.
During the COVID-19 outbreak we have remained open to service our community. Our commitment to the health and safety of our families is evident as soon as you enter our school. We require all adults entering our facility to wear a face covering. We have a commitment to cleanliness that includes a three-step sanitation process and wiping down of high contact areas throughout the day. Families and visitors are limited to common areas in the school.
We are also offering our newest educational experience with The Prep Lab. The Prep Lab was created to stop the learning slide that occurs when children are out of school for extended periods. The grade level based workbooks with a focus on math and literacy are fun and child friendly. We also offer student internet for the students participating in virtual Summer School.
We offer live camera access to our school for our families through the WatchMeGrow app. All enrolled families have the option of signing up for the app which allows families to view both the classrooms and the playgrounds.
We are excited to offer new technology in our School-Age classroom. Enhancements include iPads featuring apps to create art, music and videos, tripods for movie-making, robots for coding, a new gaming system and a secure WiFi network for homework.
I invite you to schedule a tour of our Childtime educational daycare in Chesterfield, VA to see what we can offer your family! We look forward to meeting you.
Starting at the front door, our already robust health and safety procedures have been enhanced to ensure a clean, welcoming school environment. The well-being of your child is our top priority, now, and always.
For an additional fee, go beyond regular classroom learning experiences with our enhanced series of fun, interactive enrichment programs exploring a variety of activities. We offer:
Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
Our School-Age classroom is a perfect setting for productive, engaging mornings and afternoons, where children become thinkers, makers, and doers. Some enhancements in this classroom include:
Is your child scheduled to start kindergarten? Will changes in your district impact their school year? We have a solution. Private Kindergarten is a small class with big opportunities for your child. Five full days of in-school learning, featuring nationally recognized curriculum, prepares your child for first grade.
Education: Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Development
Certifications: CPR/First Aid, Medication Administration Training, Certified CDA pd Specialist, Adult Learning Certifications
I have been working with children for over 13 years. I have a passion for helping children become life-long learners. I enjoy watching the children grow and flourish as they have fun expanding their knowledge.
Education: Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies
Certifications: CPR/First Aid, Medication Administration Training
I have a passion for working with children and have been in the early childhood education field for over 16 years. I enjoy providing an engaging learning environment where children can explore and grow. It is rewarding to watch children learn new skills and become lifelong learners.
Education: Associate's Degree in Health Science
Certifications: CPR and First Aid Certified
I have always had a passion for teaching children and watching them grow cognitively and emotionally. I have been in the field of childhood education for over five years.