About Us

The Academy Early Childhood Education Center is locally owned and operated by Doug and Kathy Konrad. Established in 1994, the company and opened now currently operates two facilities in Arvada and Westminster, Colorado.

Kathy is an expert in Early Childhood Education with a degree in Child Development Through Play. In addition to her degree, Kathy brings a vast amount of experience and passion from a variety of ECE programs.

Doug has a degree in Business and Computer Science and handles the day-to-day operation of the business. He also serves on the board for the Early Childhood Education Association of Colorado.

Now Enrolling Kindergarten - Fall 2021



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Safety & Security

Your child's safety and security is a top priority.

We offer these precautions:

electronic key pad entry
electronic child check-in/check out
hourly class head counts
automatic locking doors

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Outstanding Business Winner
Arvada Economic Development Assocation