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Welcome to

A model early learning program in
Oviedo, Florida.

Young Innovators Academy is a childcare in Oviedo that offers a family atmosphere, small class sizes, an innovative curriculum and lower student-teacher ratios. When you walk into our school you notice the signs of a safe, nurturing environment to create the perfect atmosphere for learning.

Our early learning and after school programs serve Oviedo, Winter Springs, Chuluota, and the surrounding communities. Young Innovators Oviedo serves as a model school, where we test pieces of curriculum, and scholars from around the world visit to observe best practices in action.

Innovative curriculum

Unlike traditional preschools and childcare centers, which have used the same educational approach for the last 50 years, we think outside the box.

From Oviedo
To The WOrld

Our childcare center is a model school developed around the pillars of high quality early learning. We offer a family atmosphere with small class sizes, lower student-teacher ratios, and individualized learning journeys. 

About Our Campus

Our campus has purpose-built spaces that are designed to enhance the learning experience, including an art and technology studio, a STEM Lab designed by the Orlando Science Center, our Innovation Lab and more. 

Health and Safety

Our childcare center in Oviedo offer enhanced safety measures throughout the school, camera viewing, and separate outdoor playgrounds with impact surfaces. Serving healthy foods and incentivizing physical activity to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Calling the
Next Generation
of Innovators

Can you imagine how different your life would be if you were empowered to follow your own interests, your own intuition, and imagination at a very young age?

At Young Innovators Oviedo we believe all children are wired with the critical skills and mindsets that will make them successful in the future.

Our proprietary curriculum gets children and adults passionate about learning turning classrooms into innovation parties.


Featured Class Projects

Baby Product

Children conduct observations in the infant room. After gathering information, they work in small groups to ideate, create a prototype, and test it.

Emergency Supplies to Remote Areas

The children brainstorm a way to deliver food and supplies to a remote area. Children will learn about geography, physics and gravity by researching, ideating, prototyping and creating different solutions.

Wildlife Crossing

The children learn about wildlife and how animals have adapted to live around human populations. They will determine how and what to build for animals to cross safely from one side of the street to the other.

Archaeological Tool

Children will encounter an interesting story about an old artifact buried in the school backyard. The challenge is to dig it out without breaking it. Children will use their fine motor skills and learn some engineering tricks to create the perfect tool to dig out the hidden artifact.

Accreditations and Awards


This school is changing the way childcare is done. Innovative, empowering, and inspiring are just a few words to describe this school. Excited to see how things change!

Jennifer Alberson

A wonderful home away from home for the kiddos, phenomenal staff, state of the art technology and 21st century curriculum. A gem, one of a kind, nurturing, environment.

Katie Mitzner

I couldn’t ask for a better learning environment for my son. Talented, dedicated educators & challenging but appropriate curriculum. Have grown to know and love the YIA team!

Courtney McGovern

Parent Involvement

Our families have access to a variety of resources, including activities at home, research papers, educational podcasts, and blogs that reinforce the language, behaviors, and thoughts that promote the maker mindset. 

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Erika Seger


Director, educator and mother of three. Responsible for keeping things in order, family fun nights and tailgating after an UCF Football game.


Misti Castner


Childcare boss, teacher and administrator. Misti can be found in Oviedo planning staff parties and school events.


Dr. Debby Mitchell

VP Curriculum

Educator, curriculum writer and teacher. I blend my passion for music with my kinesthetic learning style and coffee to create fun music. 

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