ABOUT

Golden Bear Academy® is a Gold Seal, NECPA accredited learning center of Orlando with a long tradition of high-quality. We are committed to providing our families the highest quality children’s program in a home-like environment filled with love, caring, and nurturing. We pledge to work together with our families to promote the welfare and self-esteem of each child. Because we believe each child is unique, our programs helps cultivate the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of each individual while responding to the needs of the family.

 

Golden Bear Academy believes that the first five years of life are very critical to a child’s development. Our highly trained staff offers your child the guidance and encouragement to meet their goals. Our staff provides personal attention to your child’s needs, including lots of social interaction and stimulating activities in a friendly and warm environment. Through creativity, play, and love, your child will grow and learn each and every day.

 

As a Voluntary Prekindergarten Provider, we have an important role in building a strong foundation for children’s future school success. We have the wonderful opportunity and the important responsibility to teach and nurture our community’s children.

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OUR MISSION

Our mission is to help children develop the basic knowledge, understanding, and interests necessary to be successful learners, readers, and writers.

 

Our dedicated teachers create a classroom structure that includes the daily routine and schedule, and promotes positive relationships where the children make new friends and learn social problem-solving skills.

 

Each classroom is arranged in developmentally appropriate learning centers, including Art, Library, Blocks, Math , Dramatic Play, Table Toys, Music & Movements and Outdoor Play.

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HOURS & HOLIDAYS

Hours: Monday through Friday 6:30 am to 6:30 pm

Holidays.

 

The center will close New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Friday after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.  We will close at noon on Christmas Eve. If a holiday falls on Saturday, it will be observed on Friday. If the holiday falls on Sunday, it will be observed on Monday.

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OUR PHILOSOPHY

Our philosophy behind our creative curriculum is that young children learn best by doing.Play provides the foundation for academic learning. Play enables us to achieve the key goals of our early childhood curriculum.

 

Children with different learning styles and needs are able to function together in a well-organized environment.The most important goal of our early childhood curriculum is to help children become self-confident, independent, enthusiastic learners.

 

We encourage children to be active and creative explorers who are not afraid to try out their ideas and to think their own thoughts.

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CHILD SAFETY

Golden Bear Academy is a state certified high achievement childcare, located in the east of Orlando. We offer a stimulating learning environment to all students. Our classrooms are print rich and use rubrics to ensure clear expectations for all students. Our English Language Development and Bilingual classes support the linguistic needs of our multicultural student body.

 

The Golden Bear Academy staff believes that its primary purpose is to educate each student to the highest possible level of academic achievement by providing an appropriate curriculum in a safe, healthy environment. We are committed to helping students grow emotionally and develop social skills. We believe in creating an environment that encourages learning and social growth through character building and high expectations.

TESTIMONIAL

“It's a great ``family oriented`` place where the staff is remarkably friendly and the children are welcome with such a carrying atmosphere!!”

Crisanta Rivera

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OUR PRIMARY SCHOOL

CONTACT US

  • Address: 421 S. Goldenrod Rd. Orlando, FL 32822

Tel: 407.381.4888
Fax: 407.384.0095
E-mail: info@goldenbearacademy.co