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La Petite Academy
Where children discover respect, collaboration, and the joy of learning. What a great place to start.Visit Site
Here, children develop their best mind, a lifelong love of learning, their personality, and bright future.Visit Site
Every child is unique. We embrace their individuality to create one-of-a-kind, personalized experiences.Visit Site
An authentic experience, a unique way to learn: Self-direction and self-discipline lead to self-discovery.Visit Site
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This is an exceptional place to learn and grow. Strong foundations for future academic success start here.Visit Site
Our STEAM-inspired, 21st century preschool prepares children to be ready for school, and ready for life.Visit Site
We are safe, clean, organized, professional, and educational. We build a foundation for lifelong learning.Visit Site
Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, we are the second-largest for-profit child care provider in North America. We’re committed to creating state-of-the-art facilities, with the latest technology and expert-driven curricula, to be the premier child and family education organization in the world.Learn More
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Learning Care Group Leadership Team
Barbara Beck is Chief Executive Officer of Learning Care Group, the second largest for-profit early childhood educator in North America. Learning Care Group (LCG) operates more than 900 schools across the U.S. with the capacity to serve more than 130,000 children between the ages of six weeks and 13 years. More than 17,000 employees share LCG's mission of...Read Full Profile
Mark R. Bierley is President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Learning Care Group, a position he has held since July 2016.
Since joining Learning Care Group as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2012, Bierley has been instrumental in cultivating a high caliber Finance team, leading numerous refinancing endeavors, and effectively...Read Full Profile
Douglas R. Baker is Chief Financial Officer at Learning Care Group, a position he has held since September 2017.
As CFO, Baker leads Learning Care Group's Finance, IT and Real Estate functions in addition to its strategic growth initiatives as the company furthers its leadership role among childcare...Read Full Profile
Susan Canizares, Ph.D., is Chief Academic Officer of Learning Care Group. In this role, Susan is responsible for leading all aspects of the educational mission of Learning Care Group, including refining curricula and the policies and practices that address academic achievement. Reporting directly to the CEO, she works closely with the company's school directors and...Read Full Profile
Daniel Follis, Jr. has served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Learning Care Group since September 2016.
Follis leads all aspects of legal, compliance and regulatory affairs for Learning Care Group throughout the U.S. and internationally...Read Full Profile
Scott W. Smith has served as Chief Human Resources Officer at Learning Care Group since 2005, having previously served as Vice President of Human Resources since 2002.
Prior to joining Learning Care Group, Scott was the Vice President of Human Resources for Glotel, PLC, a human capital solutions provider located in London, England, where...Read Full Profile
Sean Sondreal has 20 years of leadership experience in marketing, ecommerce and sales. Sondreal is responsible for leading Learning Care Group’s marketing efforts by effectively connecting with customers to drive new enrollments and further strengthen customer loyalty throughout its umbrella of brands.Read Full Profile
Child care options have a positive impact on hiring—and keeping—top talent. Meeting the needs of working parents enables your organization to succeed with recruitment, retention, and productivity. And we have the right experience and resources to support your talent strategy.Read More
Learning Care Group Recent News
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NOVI, Mich., Sept. 8, 2017 – Learning Care Group, Inc. announces today that Douglas R. Baker is joining the organization as Chief Financial Officer, effective Sept. 29, 2017. Learning Care Group is the second largest for-profit early education and care provider in North America, operating more than 900 schools in 36 states, the District of […]
Wed, Aug 16th, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 16, 2017 – All La Petite Academy preschools throughout New Mexico have achieved accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The schools are among a select group of early childhood education centers nationwide distinguished by their quality, commitment to young children and dedication to excellence. Parents seeking […]
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21333 Haggerty Rd.,
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