Welcome to WellStar Learning Academy

Meet the Center Director

Ashley Laster

M-F: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Phone: 770-793-7570


Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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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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Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Camp

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration


Meet Our Teaching Team

Hiral P.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get the opportunity to relate to children in so many ways. Teaching is about forming connections and building trusting relationships with students.

Teaching since: 1998

Harriett G.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I absolutely love children and I know that it's what I'm meant to do!

Teaching since: 1989

Barbara P.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching young children. They keep me energetic and it's so much fun!

Teaching since: 1977

Monica B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love making a difference in children's lives. It truly warms my heart when I get a visit from a former student and they say how I made such a great impact in their life.

Teaching since: 1985

Brittany W.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: It gives me the opportunity to express my creative self and to develop activities to ensure proper growth and development in young children.

Teaching since: 2003

Lindsay A.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working in a positive environment where I can learn new things and continue to grow as a person within the company.

Teaching since: 2003

Jasmine R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I'm extremely fascinated with their personalities.

Teaching since: 2009

Natosha S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy being a part of their growth and devolpment.

Teaching since: 2010

Christie L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love when we all play games and when create art together.

Teaching since: 2016

Sarah D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing a student applying a concept that he or she learned in the classroom.

Teaching since: 1998

Rufetta D.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching students learn new things about themselves

Teaching since: 1997

Latavia B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children grow and master new concepts.

Teaching since: 2013

Jennifer D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing the reaction on the child's face as they learn new things.

Teaching since: 2007

Nicole D.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Seeing a child achieve something that they could not before, the smile on their face is priceless.

Teaching since: 2006

Nneka A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I like seeing the excitement on their faces when we start a new activity or assignment.

Teaching since: 2016

Claudia R.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I like watching children grow, develop, and gain confidence in themselves.

Teaching since: 2017


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 Rocks

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 SO much for the great care you give Claire! I can tell you go above and beyond by how much she loves seeing you and hates to leave! I really appreciate all you do for her!”


Liz Dickinson

“Thank you so much for the great care you give Julia! I really appreciate all you do! It makes my heart happy while I am at work to know she is in such good hands, I can tell she loves spending time with you!”



“Thank you so much for the amazing care you have given Julia! You have made the tough task of leaving an infant to go to work so much easier. The great care you give shows in how she smiles every day when she sees your face! I really appreciate all you have done.”


Liz Dickinson

“Ms. Tywone- Thank you so much for the love, wisdom and inspiration that you give to Savannah each and every day. She shines with you!! We appreciate you so very much...”


Claire + Jason

“Ms. Claudia- Thank you for loving Savannah and for being such an amazing teacher and inspiration to her. She absolutely adores you and we appreciate you and the peace of mind that you give us more than we can express!”


Claire + Jason

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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.

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