A Vision Beyond Daycare: Nurturing Minds in an Educational Early Learning Environment

February 16, 2024
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In the fast-paced world we live in, parents often seek child care solutions that go beyond just supervision. They want to make sure their child is set up for success in school and in life, and let’s face it, getting their money's worth!  While daycare services are essential for working families, the importance of providing an all-encompassing environment cannot be overstated. Lightbridge Academy takes pride in being more than just a daycare. Our child care centers balance nurturing care and a quality education program for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, along with educational and engaging thematic weeks for Summer Camp programming.

Our goal is to provide the best possible care for children while focusing on meeting the needs of each child, making sure they feel safe and excited to learn and explore! By using convenient and effective strategies that allow families and staff to come together, we provide the highest level of care for our littlest learners!

Here are some ways we break through the daycare stigma to go above and beyond!

  • The Lightbridge Journey App. This app is an innovative and dynamic tool exclusively designed for our parents to stay connected while they’re away from their little one(s). This app is an all-encompassing hub for families and staff members to remain in constant communication and provides details on a child’s daily progress as well as center happenings, updates, and more, which is not often the case with many daycare centers! 

    Because it can be accessed anywhere, the Lightbridge Journey app allows parents and caregivers to easily experience the benefits of direct communication with the center and convenient access to resources that help them keep up with the progress of their child’s development. It also gives real-time updates and information on upcoming events and announcements which is not often something offered in many daycare centers.
  • Open Door Policy and Transparency. Parents are faced with many emotions when placing their child in a group care setting whether it be with a nanny, in a daycare center, or in an educational child care environment. A greater level of transparency about the care they are receiving will allow families to rest easy knowing their child is happy, safe, and actively enjoying their experience at school.

    The level of transparency we offer simply can’t be beat thanks to our use of the ParentView® Internet Monitoring System, which allows authorized users the ability to log in to see their child in real-time through closed-circuit video in the classroom.
  • A ‘Learning is Fun’ Philosophy. Lightbridge Academy has brought together the key learnings of the greatest minds in early childhood education to create a curriculum that impacts the “whole” child in a multitude of ways. By embracing every moment as another opportunity to learn, all developmental areas are met, unlocking the potential in every child. Most daycare centers do not have a structured curriculum for children even as young as 6 weeks old.

    Children thrive and develop in different ways so it is our goal to cultivate a stimulating environment that expands their innate abilities through various learning areas. Our educators encourage children with a "learning is fun" philosophy through play and positive reinforcement while also building upon the skills they acquire at various ages and stages of their development. Each classroom is designed with learning centers to offer children the ability to engage in teacher-led activities, child-led interests, and individual play.  
  • The Lightbridge Promise. Our promise is to provide the highest standard of enhanced protocols to ensure the health and safety of children and staff members within their locations. This includes staying up-to-date with the latest health and safety guidelines provided by resources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as state licensing regulations. All Lightbridge Academy centers follow specific brand guidelines for cleaning and sanitizing classrooms, toys, and frequently touched surfaces throughout the day and in the evening. 

If you desire a high-quality early childhood educational program, more than just a daycare... that is what you’ll get at Lightbridge Academy! We know the transformative role we play in the lives of children and families and we take it very seriously. By integrating comprehensive early learning programs with state-of-the-art security and offering the gold standard for health and safety, Lightbridge Academy contributes significantly to shaping well-rounded children ready for success in school and life!

Click here to schedule a tour and learn more about how Lightbridge Academy goes above and beyond a traditional daycare environment!