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Willowcreek Academy

8171 Linton Hall Road, Gainesville, VA

Costimate: $262/wk

You will notice the difference between Willowcreek Academy and most other early childhood programs when you first enter the academy. Our building has been designed to offer a safe environment where children will receive the benefits of and fully enjoy their childhood. Upon entering, you will be greeted by one of our management team. The central areas of the center are decorated to give a warm, home-like atmosphere; this is intended to be both welcoming to children, and to help your child transition from home to a school environment. As you enter classrooms, off our central hall, you'll see bright sunlit, clean, and well equipped large spaces where children are happily involved in activities with our faculty. Each classroom has been designed with a specific age group in mind, complete with equipment and materials that are developmentally appropriate. Our playgrounds have been designed as outdoor classrooms, combining creative play with large motor activities. Some of the playground activities include an amphitheatre, climbers and covered porches which allow year-round activities.
Our educational program is designed to provide a rich and varied experience for your child. Children are encouraged to be adventurous in thought and action. Our program is well rounded; the faculty plans activities around all four domains: cognitive, physical, social, and emotional. Activities are set up to allow each child to achieve success through mastery while providing them with new learning activities that continue to challenge. Willowcreek Academy groups its classrooms by developmental levels, offering age and individually appropriate programs, allowing each child to develop according to his or her own learning style.
The success of any early childhood program is dependent on the faculty and administration that carry out the program. At Willowcreek Academy, our faculty is our greatest asset. They are professionals in every sense of the word. Faculty members are recruited based on their qualifications, experience and competence in working with young children. Our classroom teachers are degreed and have prior experience working with that age group. Our assistant teachers, vary in qualifications, but all are here because they want to work with children in an educational setting. It is our hope that the partnership between you and your child's teacher will be an exchange of support, encouragement, and insight towards the growth and development of your child.

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In 2021 what types of preschool can I find near me in Gainesville, VA?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Gainesville, VA. The first is a full-time preschool program that usually works well for parents working full-time shifts. The second is a part-time preschool program where you can enroll your child for 2-3 days per week and typically choose between a morning or afternoon shift. A part-time preschool can be a great option if you want to ease the transition of this new learning experience for your child. You can also check your options in Gainesville, VA for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
What should I look for in a good preschool program in Gainesville, VA?
When you begin looking for preschools in Gainesville, VA ask about the ratio of learning time to supervised play time so you can get a good sense of whether you believe your child's needs will be met. From there, ask about what a typical day consists of, what the safety protocols are and how discipline will be handled. Also, make sure to check directly with the preschool for information about their local licensing and credentials in Gainesville, VA.
How can I find a preschool near me in Gainesville, VA?
There are currently 17 preschools in Gainesville, VA on Care.com and you can filter these local results by distance from your zip code. From there, you can compare between preschool programs by traditional facility-based preschools and private, in-home preschools. Be sure to check reviews from other families in Gainesville, VA who have previously sent their kids to any of the preschools you are interested in.