Welcome to R. Kirk Landon Learning Center

Meet the Center Director

Erica Watson-Grier

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Phone: 404-249-1500

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Jennifer K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Every day is a new adventure. On the bright side, this is the only job you get awesome hugs and treated like a rock star each morning.

Teaching since: 1999

Valencia S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see their faces when they learn something new.

Teaching since: 2000

Deidre W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It's the most effective and most enjoyable way for me to change the world. Teaching allows me to work on hearts, minds and guide children in becoming empowered and creative human beings who want to learn

Teaching since: 2000

Maureen N.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love helping children to develop and grow.

Teaching since: 2009

Jessica K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Children are the window to learning. They see things for the first time and they are excited about it!

Teaching since: 2010

Deidre M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: each day is something new and exciting.

Teaching since: 2014

Jasmine H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Being around children brightens my day, and seeing them inspired to learn new things inspires me to want to learn more also.

Teaching since: 2009

Khandaria A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love shaping the lives of the adults of our future.

Teaching since: 2008

Komika B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: working with young children is a great passion of mine. I admire their curiosity and eagerness to always learn something new.

Teaching since: 2001

Crystal M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I have always had a passion for working with children. There is nothing more gratifying than witnessing a young child learn something new.

Teaching since: 2014

Dwanita O.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: they will be our future doctors, police officers, and inventors. It is my duty to teach them all I can to create a better world and make their learning environment magical.

Teaching since: 2015

Janae M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching them grow. I love listening to their ideas and seeing the way their minds work.

Teaching since: 2012

Erica R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching children because it's so rewarding to see your teaching efforts blossom into the educational lives of little ones.

Teaching since: 2009

Tanisha P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: they are exploring and discovering the world. Children teach you something every day. It is a wonderful feeling being able to assist them with expressing their emotions.

Teaching since: 2009

Brittany C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to be one of the people that impacts young children lives with proper knowledge, care, and love so they can be successful in their future.

Teaching since: 2017

Terri G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: The experiences from my past have enabled me to see the results of my passion and dedication to educate, nurture, and encourage children to be all they can be.

Teaching since: 1990

Bryanna P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy enriching their minds with new and exciting concepts. School activities that are fun help them learn to enjoy learning from a young age.

Teaching since: 2014

Monique W.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Children are our future and I want to be apart of growing our future generation.

Teaching since: 2016

Erica M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: because I love to see the growth in them and I have a lot to offer during process.

Teaching since: 2008

Rose C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing them smile as they explore and learn in their learning environment.

Teaching since: 2001

Aleethea C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy helping and caring for others. Teaching makes me feel like I serve a purpose in someone' s life, and that I am the reason they are happy.

Teaching since: 2016

Aja B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: children are amazing and they love to learn. Tecahing helps a child's growth. Teaching is also super fun and you get to do all types of activities in a creative way.

Teaching since: 2017

Tiffany M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the excitement on a young children's faces and the energy they bring once the future leaders learn something new, whether it's a new song, new color, or new sight word. That is a wonderful feeling.

Teaching since: 2010

Salome L.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love putting a smile on my kid's faces every day and making sure their environment for learning is the best educational environment.

Teaching since: 2006

Ieisha H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing a child's face when he or she has learned something new, it makes me feel like I am helping shape them into good people.

Teaching since: 2017

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The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Language Works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Works

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to the art program at RKirk. We really love how much Xavier and Reid enjoy art class and that carries over to their creativity in projects at home. Please know that you are making an impact on our child's life.”

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Reid and Xavier Pierce

“Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to the preschool program. We really love how much Reid enjoys class and and his excitement when we talk about his teachers. Please know that you are making an impact on our child's life.”

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Reid Pierce

“Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to the preschool program. We really love how much Reid enjoys class and and his excitement when we talk about his teachers. Please know that you are making an impact on our child's life.”

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Reid Pierce

“Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to the pre-k program. We really love how much Xavier enjoys class and talks about his teachers at home. Please know that you are making an impact on our child's life.”

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Xavier Pierce

“Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to the preschool program. We really love how much Reid enjoys class and and his excitement when we talk about his teachers. Please know that you are making an impact on our child's life.”

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Reid Pierce

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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