Friday, March 27, 2015

Edelweiss Academy to Open in Fort Thomas

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A new business in opening in Fort Thomas. Edelweiss Academy is opened by Fort Thomas resident, Kaitlin Stephens.  The address is 960 Highland Ave, in the Highland Spring facility.  The space was formerly The Children's Garden.


Stephens has a Bachelors of Science degree from Xavier University in Music Education. "When the owner of The Children's Garden closed the facility, I saw the opportunity to utilize all of my professional experiences and have a positive impact on my community," said Stephens. "Edelweiss Academy's tag "Where children bloom and grow.  My goal for the facility is to provide exceptional care to the family's of Fort Thomas, with children ages 12 months to 5 years, while placing an emphasis on providing quality instruction that lines up with our amazing school district."

After working in public education for three years, Stephens took some time off to help at my family's multiple small businesses, Bella Luna Restaurant and View Cucina, both in Cincinnati.

She then worked at the US Bank locations in Fort Thomas location

Each of Edelweiss Academy's staff members have their Bachelors degree or their Associates degree in Child Development, or is working toward their Bachelors degree or CDA.

"I believe we are the only center that can boast that fact.  We will follow the Kentucky Early Childhood Standards as our curriculum, which is in line with the Kentucky Common Core Standards," said Stephens.

Edelweiss Academy will open April 1.

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