Learning Care Group News: May 15, 2018

La Petite Academy Honors Mentorship Award Winner Bailee Reiter

IOWA CITY, Iowa, May 14, 2018 – La Petite Academy is proud to honor teacher Bailee Reiter from its Iowa City, Iowa school location as this year’s recipient of the company’s highly coveted Lisa Miskimins Mentorship Award.  Reiter was chosen from more than 18,000 early education teachers nationwide from La Petite Academy and its sister schools in Learning Care Group – Childtime, Tutor Time, The Children’s Courtyard, Everbrook Academy, Creative Kids Learning Centers, and Montessori Unlimited.

This mentorship award was established in the name of Lisa Miskimins, Senior Vice President of Operations – an outstanding leader and advisor to many in the early childhood education industry.  With this distinction, each year, the company recognizes a teacher who shows remarkable leadership attributes and an ability to guide others to perform at their best.

A Team Lead, Lead Toddler Teacher, and Safety Captain, Reiter continues to be an exemplary role model and mentor for new hires and seasoned staff members alike. She provides invaluable guidance to assist others in further sharpening their skills and developing proficiency with company processes. She demonstrates one o

f the greatest hallmarks of a gifted leader:  the ability to recognize and encourage leadership traits in others.

“Bailee is a wonderful teacher who consistently goes above and beyond to help her colleagues achieve their full potential,” said Jodi Johnson, Divisional Vice President

at La Petite Academy. “She’s passionate about guiding her peers in further honing their skills, encouraging their ongoing education and advancing their professional development.  We deeply appreciate everything she does to inspire excellence and promote lifelong learning.”

La Petite Academy – A Great Place to Start

La Petite Academy provides comprehensive early education and care services for infants through Kindergartners.  Unlike traditional daycare, the La Petite Academy education provides a strong curriculum in a safe, stimulating environment to create meaningful learning experiences for children every day.

With La Petite Academy’s proprietary School Readiness Pathway, families can choose the educational programs that best meet their child’s needs. Teachers stimulate problem-solving and critical thinking skills, developing unique and individualized lesson plans to address children’s abilities, strengths, and needs. Parents can be assured their child’s learning goals are being met, thanks to an exclusive data-driven process that links individualized observation with assessment and lesson planning.  For more information, visit www.lapetite.com


About La Petite Academy

La Petite Academy is a leader in early childhood education, with nearly 450 schools throughout the United States. Headquartered in Novi, Mich., it is part of the Learning Care Group portfolio of schools offering early education and care to children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. La Petite Academy provides engaging learning experiences through active exploration and discovery. Its proprietary School Readiness Pathway supports the development of the academic and social skills needed for a smooth transition to elementary school. For more information, please visit www.lapetite.com