As parents we all want to make the best decision on where to send our children for daycare. Smarty Pants was highly recommended and I couldn't be happier with my decision. My son has been enrolled in the VPK program. The staff are always pleasant and professional. My son has grown and learned so much while he has been attending. The director and staff are amazing. They truly care about each and every one of their students as well as their families. My son is excited to go to school everyday and I am comforted that my son is in such a loving, warm, nurturing educational environment.
8630 E State Road 70Bradenton, FL 34202
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At first the school seems great, well I fortunately had the opportunity to have an inside look into the facility in Sarasota due to the fact that my Fiancé was also an employee here. Now Danielle the director at this location has a great relationship with my fiancé up until she had to other choice but to leave due to transportation issues and she had the nerves to tell the staff she fired her when in reality she quit. My fiancé wanted to stay because she knew Danielle needed the help and here's why. She hires anyone from anywhere, no experience needed. My cousin got hired there as well and we have no clue how. In my cousins classroom she said the room was filthy, kids throw their toothbrushes all in one bin, the teacher wasn't attentive enough, she said it's like most of the people there are there for a job and that's it. They're short staff most of the time and some teachers will have anywhere 15-20 students on their own! It's even been brought to our attention that a 16 year old is in there as a assistant. The list goes on. When my fiancé went on interviews, and told them about her last job most of them knew about the establishment. They're even referred to as "the smarty pants sisters" who don't know who to treat their employees or run a business. Please take caution prior to leaving your child in the hands of these ladies. I told my fiancé even if she was still working there I was taking our daughter out!
A friend of mine sent her child here and loved it, so I knew it would be a good choice for us. The facility is clean and well kept. The staff is awesome! I really appreciate family run businesses and this one is tops!Everyone is so nice and they really care about the children. All teachers are certified and really teach a great curriculum. My son was more than ready for kindergarten. 5 stars for sure! Great school, great people.
Don't be fooled this place is the worst! Christine is unprofessional and not experienced. On my tour she didn't even wear shoes talk about a good first impression. There was constant crying coming from the baby room and the teachers were not attending to them to soothe them. The workers are not clean and put together. I would not bring my child here. At first glance it looks great but in reality it's not.
Leaving your child in the care of strangers is always difficult. You have to take the good with the bad.The bad:1.) Don't be fooled by the "sign in/sign out" pin code. After the person working the front desk recognizes you, it is no longer needed or requested.2.) I've not once been able to sign in and use the streaming video cam.3.) The owner's wife is a wicked witch and not friendly in the least; however, everyone else I've come into conatct with has been more than accommodating and pleasant.The good:1.) My calls to check up on my little one are always answered.2.) Daily report cards are accurate and helpful in gauging what my child needs. 3.) My lunch time visits are always welcome.4.) Price is negotiable and can be worked out.5.) There are holiday activities and entertainment for each age group, even infants.6.) My child had special directions at each development stage that I requested and they followed.Overall, I trust my child in the hands of this staff and have a hard time imagining starting all over at another location if we were to move.