Meet Our Founder

Hi! My name is Stefanie Sanchez, and I am the Director at Growing and Learning Academy. Welcome to our great school. My goal for our school is to have a safe and healthy environment all of our children can play, learn and grow, and for parents to feel we are their home away from home. I am so excited to welcome you to our GLA family.


Director and Owner

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Why G&LA?

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Our Mission Statement

Growing and Learning Academy mission is to provide top level child care. Also, to create an atmosphere of love, acceptance, creativity and learning for children, and to provide an affordable, high quality, safe, caring, developmentally appropriate environment for the children in our care.

At Growing and Learning Academy our children are exposed to a wide range of activities including art and craft, socialization, gross motor activities, math, science, language arts. We offer innovative learning programs. We encourage our children to explore and discover their world daily while creating an atmosphere where the children feel like our center is their home away from home.

Our Vision Statement

Our vision is to provide high quality, developmentally appropriate child care for all of our children with focus on the individual child’s age and ability to stimulate social, cognitive, physical and emotional growth.

Creative Curriculum

This curriculum focus on project-based investigations as a means for children to apply skills. We include lessons and activities that cover all four developmental domains. Our plan is to deliver an effective early childhood education.

Physical

The process of learning and practicing movement skills, including gross and fine motor skills.

Cognitive

The process of learning and practicing movement skills, including gross and fine motor skills.

Social / Emotional

Includes a range of mental skills such as working memory, mental flexibility, empathy, impulse control and executive functioning.

Language

Includes reading, writing, speaking and listening.

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Parent Testimonials

I can not thank enough the care and the professionalism this day care provide for a busy parent like me. Since my son goes to this day care, I’ve noticed his growth in developing his vocabulary. He is a more sociable child and he feels happy and safe with his teachers and his classmates.
Elizabeth Bautista
My daughter is 3 and loves growing and learning academy. The staff is all so wonderful and caring. I highly recommend this daycare if you are looking for child care, they are extremely neat as well.
Sonia Fernandez
I have my kids in pre-K and I have to admit I never found a place that comfy and so clean. The employees are friendly and sweet with the kids. My kids love to go and play with there friends and learn new thing always. I recommend this daycare to parents that really do care about their kids education and well being.
Pamela Pineda

Our Staff

  • Growing and Learning Academy LLC takes extreme care in hiring qualified and dedicated childcare providers who are trained in accordance with the State of New Jersey Department of Children and Families.
  • They provide children with carefully planned educational programs that meet their social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs. The health, safety and security of your child is our top priority. To enter our centers, parents must use our state-of-the-art fingerprint scanning system.
  • Prior to hiring, our staff must go through a thorough background check and possess a negative TB test. Our staff also must have the proper education and possess at least 2 years experience working with children.
  • Growing and Learning Academy LLC Health Care and Authorized Pick up Policies are extensive and meet and exceed all New Jersey State requirements. Staff is trained in CPR and First Aid procedures.
Accepting State Programs

How to Apply for a NJ Childcare Subsidy

Growing and Learning Academy accepts childcare subsidy for our services provided through our local Child Care Resource and Referral Office (Urban League of Hudson County).

Childcare application here (English)

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Click here for subsidy BROCHURE (English & Spanish)

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How to Apply for a NJ Childcare Subsidy

Growing and Learning Academy accepts childcare subsidy for our services provided through our local Child Care Resource and Referral Office (Urban League of Hudson County).

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Qualified Teachers

How to Apply for a NJ Childcare Subsidy

Growing and Learning Academy accepts childcare subsidy for our services provided through our local Child Care Resource and Referral Office (Urban League of Hudson County).

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Quality Learning & Child Care

How to Apply for a NJ Childcare Subsidy

Growing and Learning Academy accepts childcare subsidy for our services provided through our local Child Care Resource and Referral Office (Urban League of Hudson County).

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