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About Growing Minds Daycare & Learning Center

Our Mission at Growing Minds

At Growing Minds Daycare & Learning Center, our mission is to shape the future by providing an inclusive child care program that promotes each child's optimal development. We adhere to the best practices in Early Care, ensuring a safe and nurturing environment. Here, every child gets the right foundation for future learning, setting them on a path to success.

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Our Mission at Growing Minds
About our Management

Meet the Pillars of Growing Minds

Behind every successful institution are dedicated individuals. Meet the driving forces behind Growing Minds Daycare & Learning Center.

Nadege-Medoit Jean

Nadege Medoit-Jean

Program Director & Co-Owner

Nadege, a graduate from the University of Bridgeport, brings a wealth of knowledge in Human Services and Psychology. With an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Norwalk Community College, she has dedicated over a decade to nurturing young minds in Stamford. As a Head Teacher, her innate ability to connect with children, staff, and parents sets her apart. Beyond her professional role, Nadege cherishes her time with her three children and indulges in artistic pursuits, always believing that every child is a unique gift waiting to be unwrapped.

Every child is gifted. They just unwrap their packages at different times.

Marie Merisca St.Juste

Executive Director of Operations & Co-Owner

Marie's diverse background, from a Bachelor's in Computer Information System at Sacred Heart University to her extensive experience in the IT sector, showcases her adaptability and drive. Her role in maintaining critical systems in the banking sector has honed her attention to detail. At Growing Minds, Marie's vision is to create a harmonious blend of top-tier daycare services that resonate with the community's needs. Her leadership and creativity are instrumental in shaping the center's ethos. Outside of work, Marie's passions lie in music, cooking, and spending cherished moments with her family, always advocating for every child's right to achieve their utmost potential.

Every child should have the opportunity to reach their full potential; someone just needs to care a whole lot.

Marie Merisca St.Juste

Carolina Trepovich

Assistant Director

Carolina Trepovich is an experienced and passionate teacher with 10 years' experience in her field. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a focus in early Childhood Education. Her vast experience stems from working in the classroom to managing and directing various daycare centers in Stamford. She has a true passion for working and developing young minds. Helping each child progress in all areas of their development - academic, social, language, and motor skills - is a challenge that she is honored to accept daily. Her goal is to create a community of learners that nurtures this growth in a fun and safe environment. Besides devoting her time to young bright minds, Carolina enjoys traveling the world- 22 and counting. Experiencing and exploring various countries with their unique cultures is an essential part of who she is as a teacher.

“A good education can change anyone. A good teacher can change everything!”- Unknown

Sheree Evans
Why Choose

Growing Minds Daycare & Learning Center

Child-Centric Approach

At Growing Minds, every child is at the heart of our curriculum. We recognize and celebrate the uniqueness of each child, tailoring our all-inclusive program to suit their individual needs. By adhering to the best practices in Early Care, we provide a nurturing environment that promotes social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth. Our approach ensures a smooth transition to elementary school, empowering children with self-confidence and a love for learning.

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Engaging Parents in the Journey

We believe in a collaborative approach to your child's education. Through our Procare app, we keep you updated with real-time photos, learning activities, and daily progress reports. Our commitment to transparency ensures you're involved every step of the way, with comprehensive progress reports provided quarterly.

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Dedicated and Passionate Educators

Rest assured, your child is in expert hands. Our educators are not only qualified but are also chosen for their nurturing nature and genuine passion for teaching. At Growing Minds, we're dedicated to making a positive impact on every child's life.

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Flexible Programs for Busy Lives

We understand the demands of modern life. Whether you're a working professional or a stay-at-home parent, we offer flexible programs to fit your schedule. From extended hours to full-day care, we provide options that cater to your family's needs, ensuring your child receives the best care possible.

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