A Strong Academic Foundation
With Language Immersion, & Leadership Training

Two's - Mindful Leaders | 2 - 3 Years | Serving McLean, VA, Tysons, VA, Arlington, VA, Falls Church VA, Vienna, VA, NOVA, VA

Toddler To Pre-K Summer Camp

Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Our Programs Focus On Art Immersion & Language Immersion!

Your 2-Year-Old’s Holistic Curriculum Includes:

Language Explorers

Language Stars emphasizes the structure & sounds of world languages such as English, Spanish, & French.

Math Counts

Teaches the presence of math in everyday life as students learn to identify numbers & build a strong foundation in math skills with an age-appropriate individualized plan.

Science & Environmental Studies

Science Adventure introduces your child to the foundation of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and environmental stewardship as they explore fun experiments and nature activities emphasizing green living through fun facts & projects.

World Cultures

The SS TEA Steamship travels the world as your little one learns about different countries & cultures while promoting respect for diverse environments.

Onsite Enrichments

Enrichment classes uncover your child’s hidden talents & abilities while unleashing creativity & strengthening motor skills.

Reading Engagement

Builds a lifelong love of reading through different reading comprehension methods & 1-2-1 primary phonics with teachers.

Writers Workshop

Promotes creativity & structure as your child learns early writing skills.

Leadership Starts

Develops your little leader through confidence-building activities.

Physical Fun

Promotes coordination & sportsmanship and challenges skills through yoga, dance, sports, & games.

Blooming Arts

Opens the door to the senses with creative art projects, instruments, songs, theater, & movement.

Mindfulness

Helps your child discover more about themselves as they navigate various team and social settings.

Music & Movement

Whether they’re an aspiring classical soloist or budding rock star, Rock City® is the go-to for real music education for your little one.

Sensory Play Stimulates Language Development

Sensory play uses exploration, curiosity, creativity, problem-solving, and discovery to engage all your child’s senses and build nerve connections that grow the architecture of their brain. Engaging in sensory play also enhances motor skills, encourages scientific thinking, and stimulates early language development.
Sensory Play Stimulates Language Development
Ready To Be Future Leaders With A Holistic Curriculum

A Strong Curriculum For Preschool Prep with our Holistic approach

Your child’s in-house holistic curriculum uses experienced-based exploration to engage them physically, socially, emotionally, and academically. Hands-on lessons, guided activities, and fun workbooks build math, science, reading, writing, art, music, world languages, and environmental awareness skills.

Social-Emotional Skills Build Great Confidence

By combining approaches from Conscious Discipline® and Love and Logic®, your little leader learns how to recognize and process their emotions, express how they’re feeling, and understand how others are feeling. Strong social-emotional skills build the foundation for great self-esteem and confidence.
Social-Emotional Skills Build Great Confidence
Learning Different Languages Exposes Them To The World

Learning Different Languages Exposes Them To The World

Your little one regularly hears 4 different languages to boost their early language development. Combining English, French, Spanish, and Mandarin helps your future leader be aware of, understand, and appreciate different cultures while enhancing their academic performance.

Exciting Enrichments To Broaden Their Horizons and develop the skills

Enrichment classes boost persistence, problem-solving, and concentration to help your child perform better in school. For a small fee, choose from over 12 onsite programs like Lego® engineering, and Art 3D, while yoga, STEM, and mindfulness have no extra cost.
Enrichment Classes Improve Persistence & Concentration

Check Out These Amazing Early Learning Enrichment Classes!

A Unique Leadership Program Makes Public Speaking Easier

A Unique Leadership Program Makes Public Speaking Easier

Your child participates in an age-appropriate 7 Levels of Leadership program to help them become responsible and creative problem-solvers. Combining public speaking activities with confidence-boosting exercises helps your little learner become a fearless leader of tomorrow.

Watch Your Little One Start School Reading At A Kindergarten or 1st-Grade Level!

Highly-Qualified Teachers Help Your Little One Grow and Thrive

Our caring and dedicated educators nurture your child’s development, helping them reach their fullest potential. An engaging atmosphere that ignites your child’s curiosity, fostering confidence and independence is the key to their growth.
Highly-Qualified Teachers Help Your Little One Grow
Be Part Of Their Learning Journey With Brightwheel™

Be Part Of Their Learning Journey With Brightwheel™

Brightwheel™ is a parent communication app that keeps you connected to your little one throughout the day. Always be in the know with cute pictures and videos, daily updates, progress reports, direct messages with teachers, and more!

Daily Outdoor Play Builds Muscles & Nature Connection

Your little one takes their learning into the great outdoors by exploring the playground, strengthening motor skills, building strong muscles, and connecting with nature while learning environmental awareness and appreciating the beauty of the world around them.
Daily Outdoor Play Builds Muscles & Nature Connection
Your Child Stays Active With An Indoor Playground

Your Child Stays Active With An Indoor Playground

Even when the weather is crummy outside, your child stays active with a gross motor skills room, projection games, and an indoor playground. In-class learning centers and a library full of age-appropriate books keep them engaged, rain or shine.

Nutritious Food Options Promote Healthy Development

Your child loves their tasty breakfasts, lunches, and afternoon snacks every day at no extra cost to you! Catered meals meet all child nutritional standards and consider any dietary sensitivities and allergies. Healthy ingredients + yummy flavors = 1 happy, healthy little learner.
Healthy, Catered Food Included In Your Tuition
Cameras & Restricted Access Controls Keep Your Child Safe

Cameras & Restricted Access Controls Keep Your Child Safe

Strict protocols and measures ensure your child’s safety from the moment they arrive to when you pick them up. Security cameras and restricted access controls monitor the interior while tall privacy fences surround the playground for your peace of mind.

Nature based curriculum and program to blossom the young mindful leader

Nature education is vital for fostering happy children and, subsequently, content adults. The World Happiness Report underscores the role of regular nature connection in personal well-being. Even in an Unburn neighborhood, the T.E.A. Center offers a nature-based holistic curriculum, aiming to instill environmental leadership in children. This equips them to be effective advocates and conservation leaders in their communities, contributing to a happier and sustainable future.

FAQs

Staff works diligently to keep spaces and surfaces clean and sanitized during the day, and a professional cleaning crew does a deep clean every evening. Air purifiers remove harmful dust, germs, allergens, and irritants to keep everyone healthy and happy.
NOT AT ALL! Most of our parents aren’t bilingual – but many pick up many words and phrases from their children! So if you’ve ever wanted to learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin, you get a little fringe benefit of having your child attend the T.E.A. Center!
Actually, it’s the opposite – studies show that learning additional languages at a young age creates new neural pathways in the brain, which has all sorts of benefits, including a greater ability to focus and task switching – both critical life skills that are a huge advantage in school and future work!
The younger you start with a second (or third!) language, the easier it will be for your child, and the greater the benefits. We begin our immersion program here in the Toddler program with 2 hours of instruction in each language per week.
Yes, there is 1-2 hrs per day. If your child does not nap we have quiet time activities.
Breakfast, Lunch and PM snack are all included.
Follows state licensing standards for each age group. 1 teacher for 10 students in preschool and Prek, however at the TE.A. Center – its 1 teacher for 7 students.

World Language begins at 2 years – toddler program
Spanish – 2 hours per week
Mandarin – 2 hours per week
French- 2 hours per week

No – regular school year – August 1 to June 30 of next year.


Summer camp – register by the week for the months of July and August (optional) and families can start later pending availability and the tuition is prorate by the later start date.

The center is closed on- labor day, Thanksgiving, Winter break (between Christmas and Jan. 1), Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, and Memorial day – for details Contact Us.

We open a limited number of spots – depending availability -Availability- Contact Us.
Please Contact Us to updated fee information.
Our lead teachers hold  PhD’s, Master’s, Bachelor’s degrees, Associate’s degrees in early childhood education or a minimum CDA.

Assistant Teachers- Holds Bachelor’s degrees, Associate’s degrees, or working towards a CDA. All Teachers and staff are certified in CPR and First Aid, and have Continuing Education and some have Food Handler certificates. All leads teachers have 100+ hrs of T.E.A. Center Standards and Curriculum training with continuing education of 40+ hrs annually.

Teacher qualifications
State T.E.A. Center Staff
12 hrs 40 +hrs
Lead education CDA PhD to CD’s
Lead Training hrs to start 0 100 hrs

The average tenure of teachers is 2+ years  

The average tenure of our leadership is 5+ years. Rest assured of the consistency of care and administration of policies and procedures.

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