It was a joyous occasion during the ribbon cutting event on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010. Numerous supporters were in attendance to tour the new center, congratulate Danielle Van Riper on her success and give their well wishes and thanks.
“I am so honored for all of the support I’ve received on this wonderful journey to provide meaningful childcare services to families in the local community,” Ms. Van Riper said. “We’re so glad to finally be open and fulfill a deep need in the area for quality daycare and an exceptional preschool program. Enrollment has exceeded my expectations and we are fully staffed and prepared to accept more children into our program.”
Those looking for day care in Monroe will be beyond pleased once they see The Learning Experience and learn about its services and curriculum. They’ll also feel confident in the stewardship of Mrs. Van Riper, whose background is rich in educational experience. She holds a master’s degree in special education from Bankstreet College in addition to both New York and Connecticut teaching certifications, and has more than a decade of training and experience as an educator.
Education will be a primary focus, separating The Learning Experience of Newtown from other day care centers. Many age-appropriate courses will be taught and those include science, phonics, art, music, technology, dance, and physical fitness.
The Learning Experience is fully licensed to provide Newtown, Sandy Hook, Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury and other nearby areas near Monroe quality day care and preschool for children ages six weeks to five years old, from the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It’s conveniently located at 274 South Main Street, Building A, in the all new Plaza South Shopping Center.
Ms. Van Riper would like to thank the following individuals for their support and for attending the ribbon cutting ceremony: Patricia Llodra, the First Selectman of Newtown; Elizabeth Stocker, Director of Economic and Community Development;
Children experience incredible growth and change constantly, and The Learning Experience of Newtown is committed to enhancing children’s social, emotional, intellectual and physical development on a daily basis. For more information about this day care facility, prospective families can contact Danielle Van Riper or Cara Bellamy at 203-304-9130, or e-mail Newtown@tlecorp.com. Families may also visit The Learning Experience website www.thelearningexperience.com