Welcome to Mother Goose Children's Academy

Where Progress Toward School Readiness is Promoted at Every Age and in All Classrooms!

Open Our Virtual Door Now, to Visit Our Center and Your Child’s Classroom…

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Infants & Toddlers

6 weeks to 23 months

Discovery Days filled with Sensory Activities, to Explore Sights, Sounds, Scents, Tastes, and Textures

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Two-Year-Olds

2 Years to 3 Years

Music & Movement
Letters & Numbers
Sorting Colors & Shapes
Art & Imaginative Play

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Preschoolers

3 to 5 Years

Experiences and Collaborations in Science, Math, Arts, Technology, and Engineering

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School-Agers

Kindergarten – Grade 3

Support for Full Day

Remote & E-Learning

Google Classroom & Zoom

How Do I Enroll My Child?

You Can Access Registration Links & Downloadable Enrollment Forms under the Resources Tab

Our 2020 Readiness, Fitness, and Health Programming Includes

Learning Models for Mind | Body | Well-Being

Your Leadership Team

Forming Family Partnerships that Prepare Every Child to Succeed!

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Dr. Keya Alexander
Executive Director

Dr. Keya Alexander is a Chicagoland native with over 16 years of experience as a forward-thinking educator. She served as an Early Childhood Teacher in multiple school districts including Chicago Public Schools. In these positions, Dr. Alexander held various roles as a Reading Specialist and in Instructional Design. Dr. Alexander earned her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, and a Doctor of Education in Instructional Leadership from Argosy University-Chicago. She is the CEO of Mother Goose Children’s Academy, a wife, and mother of two young boys. Dr. Alexander is an advocate for robust early learning opportunities for children birth through age 8 who works continuously to improve quality, strengthen family connections, and build strong community partnerships.

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Kellye Bryant
Center Director

Kellye Bryant, the Director of Mother Goose Children’s Academy, has worked in the field of Early Childhood for over 25 years. She has served young children in centers across Chicagoland. Ms. Kellye studied Early Childhood Education at Chicago State University and Kendall College. She has extensive experience in supervising and training staff and cultivates a warm, welcoming, and nurturing environment for children and families. As the mother of four children and Nana of two granddaughters, Ms. Kellye understands the need to feel peaceful when leaving your child in our care and confident that your child is receiving the best care filled with developmentally appropriate learning opportunities. When asked about her work, Ms. Kellye responded, “I love working with children and families and could not imagine working in any other field!”

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Latrice Ys Legendaire, PhD
Parent Educator

For over 40 years, Dr. Latrice has focused her work in two areas: the connection between physical movement and learning; and the relationship between parental involvement and school success. Featured and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Crain’s Chicago Business, Tribune, Parents Magazine, USA Today, Essence, and Entrepreneur Magazine; she is an expert in the field of Applied Cognition and Development. Dr. Latrice is known as the Mother of Preschool Fitness from appearances on FOX, NBC, WGN, and Extra. Through her workshops and seminars for Action for Children partners, MOST – for School Agers, McCormick Center’s Leadership Connections, Chicago Metro AEYC, Healthy Start, and the US Navy; she was honored as the inaugural recipient of the Women’s Business Development Center’s Legacy Award for her leadership and outstanding service in the field of Early Childhood.

Our Families Are Our Focus

Parents are a Child’s First and Most Influential Teachers. When You Become a Member of the Mother Goose Family, We Form a Partnership for Readiness!

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Dads & Donuts Days

Join Us Inside Your Child’s Classroom for a Tasty Treat and Tons of Interaction! Meet Up with Your Child’s Teacher and Sit Down for some FUN…

During this time of Social Distancing and Face Covering Requirements, Dates for In-Person Meet-Ups are yet To Be Determined (TBD). We are working to Reinvent this part of our programming… As this evolves, please feel free to schedule Conference Calls or Zoom Conferences with Your Teacher. It is important for us to Stay Connected 😊

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Moms & Muffins Mornings

Join Us Inside Your Child’s Classroom for a Tasty Treat and Tons of Interaction! Meet Up with Your Child’s Teacher and Sit Down for some FUN…

During this time of Social Distancing and Face Covering Requirements, Dates for In-Person Meet-Ups are yet To Be Determined (TBD). We are working to Reinvent this part of our programming… As this evolves, please feel free to schedule Conference Calls or Zoom Conferences with Your Teacher. It is important for us to Stay Connected 😊

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