Kiddie Academy opens in Pembroke

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Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care, a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive educational child care programs, is opening a new location in Pembroke. Kiddie Academy of Pembroke-Virginia Beach will be owned and operated by Adedoyin Alatise. The new Academy will be located at 4520 Professional Circle, Virginia Beach 23455 and is scheduled to open in Summer 2020.

“We are excited to have the opportunity to bring Kiddie Academy’s advanced curriculum and philosophies to children and families of Pembroke,” said Ade Alatise, owner of Kiddie Academy of Pembroke. “Our goal at Kiddie Academy is to feed a child’s curiosity and instinct to learn. My team is dedicated to delivering the highest quality educational child care possible to positively shape the lives of the children and families of the local community.”

To celebrate the groundbreaking of the new learning center, Kiddie Academy of Pembroke conducted a groundbreaking ceremony on December 5 at 1:30 PM. Notable attendees included the Mayor of Virginia Beach, Bobby Dyer.

“We believe that opportunities to teach and expand young minds present themselves every day and everywhere,” notes Greg Helwig, president of Kiddie Academy. “Kiddie Academy empowers children with valuable tools to help make the most of those opportunities and we aim to foster a fascination for learning in the classroom, at home and throughout the community.”

Since its inception in 1981, Kiddie Academy has been grounded in the vision to create a community that shapes and inspires children for the future. Kiddie Academy of Pembroke joins a network of 229+ locations nationwide, with over 40 new Academes projected to open within the next year. The Pembroke location utilizes the Kiddie Academy Life Essentials® curriculum, which promotes each child’s intellectual, social, physical and emotional growth. According to Alatise, the programs emphasize continuous, open communication between teachers and parents concerning each child’s development.

For more information about enrolling or employment with Kiddie Academy of Pembroke, please contact Ade Alatise at 757-777-9314 or email

About Kiddie Academy®
Since its inception in 1981, Kiddie Academy® has been a leader in educational child care. The company serves families and their children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old, offering full-time care, before-and after-school care, and summer camp programs. Kiddie Academy’s proprietary Life Essentials® curriculum, supporting programs, methods, activities, and techniques help prepare children for life. Kiddie Academy has received corporate accreditation from the globally recognized AdvancED accreditation system, signifying its commitment to quality education and the highest standards in child care. For more information, visit or find Kiddie Academy on Facebook at

About Kiddie Academy® Franchising
Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising is based in Maryland and operates over 229 academies in 29 states and the District of Columbia. With more than 40 new Academies projected to open within the next year, Kiddie Academy’s network will grow to more than 250 open and operating locations in 2019. For more information, visit