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About Cadence Academy Clackamas
Cadence Academy, Clackamas opened in January 2013, making it one of our newest preschool facilities. Our teachers and staff proudly serve families from Clackamas and Happy Valley at this daycare center and our campus features environmentally-friendly classrooms, toys, and equipment. We have a community room for nursing mothers, an indoor gross motor area for rainy days, a children’s garden, outdoor play areas, and a brand new commercial kitchen where we prepare healthy meals and snacks every day.
We offer well-rounded childcare and preschool programs that features the Ascend Curriculum, music and dance, Reggio Emilia inspired art, science, and gardening. If your child has an interest in the arts, we also offer classes in Creative Movement & Dance, Yoga, and Music through Creative Outlets 4 Kids, a supplementary program taught by professional dance instructors.
- Infant Daycare (ages 3 months to 1 year)
- Junior Toddler (ages 1 to 2)
- Toddler (ages 2 to 3)
- Preschool (ages 3 to 4)
- Pre-Kindergarten (ages 4 to 5)
- Private Kindergarten (ages 5 to 6)
- School-Age Program (ages 5 to 12)
- Creative Outlets 4 Kids (ages 2 to 6)
We serve a healthy lunch and a morning and afternoon snack at Cadence Academy Clackamas. Menus are posted on our parent board and in the kitchen. Our meals exceed USDA guidelines and we are proud to offer a healthy menu that features whole grains and lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. Our meals are designed to give children the vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients they need to grow healthy bodies.
Our teachers are highly qualified and have the skills and experience to provide a safe and stimulating learning environment for your child. We require our teachers to either hold a degree in Early Childhood Education or have at least one year of qualifying teaching experience with the age group that they are going to be working with. Our teachers are also Love & Logic certified, which provides them tools and techniques to maintain healthy and respectful relationships with our children.
Cadence Academy teachers are required to have current certifications in Child and Infant CPR and First Aid, an Oregon Food Handlers Card, and clock at least 20 hours of continued education every year. All teachers must pass a background check through Oregon’s Central Background Registry before becoming employed at our preschool center.
Our Preschool’s Location
Cadence Academy Preschool, Clackamas is conveniently located at 12771 SE Sunnyside Rd, Clackamas, OR 97015, which is less than a mile east of I-205. We are a popular option for families in both Clackamas and Happy Valley.
Interested in visiting our preschool to see if we’re a good fit for your family? Schedule a visit online or by calling 503-855-4512. We look forward to showing you around our school!
I have worked at Creative Minds since 2013 as the Lead Infant Teacher in our Sunflower and Daffodil Classrooms as well as being the Assistant Director. I love being a support to families, teachers and children at my school because I consider them my family as well as a huge part of my life. I love watching the children learn and grow into smart, independent individuals that will one day move on from us to be successful in their future. Just knowing that I played a part in helping a child grow puts a smile on my face.
It is very important to me that anyone who walks into our school feels the love and time that we put into making our school the best it can be! Working closely with my Director and staff to make this happen is one of my goals here at CMLC.
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