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Welcome from the Director

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We appreciate your commitment to ensuring the best possible education for your child and look forward to sharing every aspect of our school with you!  

 Children’s Learning Paradise started out as a home daycare with the goal of providing a primary education in addition to a second home to children of working parents.  Word quickly spread that we were more than a babysitter and offered Spanish too.  After so many requests to expand from the home daycare…

…In 2001 we moved to our current location close to the Hilltop area of Virginia Beach off of Laskin Rd.  We are minutes away for military serving from Oceana, DamNeck, and Fort Story military bases.  We are also close to First Colonial Rd., Linkhorn Park Elementary and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

Offering a safe, nurturing, bilingual environment, fun-filled learning experiences and well-planned social interaction to the children in our care comes naturally for us. We love being able to make a difference in the life of children ages six weeks to eight years so we decided to stay open year round and limit closings to a few major holidays and “inclement weather”.

Our caring and dedicated staff’s guidance in our educational environment  results in happy infants and toddlers as well as pre-K graduates prepared to succeed in kindergarten.  Each child becomes part of our extended family!  Respect for cultural, racial and spiritual diversity is encouraged.

Although our web site is very informative we would love the opportunity to show you around and get to know you and your child.  In addition to meeting our staff you will see first-hand how our friendly atmosphere will allow you and your child to feel as part of our childcare family and appreciated right from the start.! As we say in Spanish, “Mi casa es su casa”.

Additionally, please feel free to send any comments you may have about our website. This will enhance our capacity to communicate and will enable us to make this site an interactive and efficient means of communicating with our current and future families. We are always pleased to hear from you!


Claudia Padilla