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Your School: Childtime of Mechanicsville, VA

Childtime of Mechanicsville

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Welcome to Our School

Welcome to our Childtime educational daycare in Mechanicsville, VA. We are nestled in a very quiet suburban area and have been serving families for more than 20 years. In addition to providing superior local infant care, our preschool and early education programs can offer the best learning experience for your child.

My name is Betsy and I am the director of this wonderful school. I have a bachelor's degree in elementary education and more than 20 years of experience working with children of all ages.

I strive to create a nurturing and safe environment that encourages confidence. My outstanding teachers have between five and 15 years of child care experience. Our staff participates in ongoing educational training, CPR and First Aid certifications, as well as MAT certification.

I invite you to schedule a tour of our Childtime learning center in Mechanicsville, VA today!

Childtime Programs

Learn About Electives

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, Literacy

Tech + Tinker™

21st Century Learning Experiences

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:

  • iPads with keyboards and educational apps
  • Robots for coding challenges
  • Grow Fit-friendly video games that encourage collaboration and movement

Meet Our Staff

Betsy Lachapelle, Director

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and Psychology

Certifications: First Aid & CPR, MAT

I have worked with children for over 30 years! I taught elementary school for 20 years and have been with Childtime for over six years. Being at Childtime gives me the opportunity to instill the love of learning into all the families here. That is my passion!

Meet Our Staff

Joanne "Miss Paige" Matthews, Assistant Director

Education: Associate's Degree in Early Childhood

Certifications: First Aid & CPR, MAT

My name is Miss Paige and I've been with Childtime for over six years now. I started as an assistant teacher and have worked my way up to assistant director. I truly love helping children learn and I love my job!

Visit Us Today

Find your neighborhood school and schedule a tour today. We can't wait to show you all the wonderful things happening at Childtime.


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Local School Phone Number: 804.730.0507804.730.0507 License #: CDC 1105999