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1297 Winter Garden Vineland Road Winter Garden, Fl 34787 • 407-904-0746 • 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Welcome to

A model early learning program in
Winter Garden, Florida.

Young Innovators Academy is a childcare in Winter Garden that offers a family atmosphere, purpose built spaces and innovative curriculum. 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 Winter Garden, Palm Lake Elementary, Gotha, Ocoee, Lake Whitney, Tindenville, Whispering Oaks and the surrounding communities.

THE INNOVATION ADVANTAGE

Rooted in research on how children learn and develop, our curriculum offer a personalized way to preserve the mindsets and skills to help every child realize their untapped potential, ideas and problem-solving capacities.

commitment to quality

Our company is built by educators with a solid understanding of child care and development, teaching and learning strategies to support  teachers with curriculum implementation, behavior management strategies, family engagement and professional development.

SAFETY AND SECURITY

Our commitment to safety is vetted from the inside out. Our campuses all comply with state licensing.  We offer enhanced safety measures throughout the school, camera viewing, and separate outdoor playgrounds with impact surfaces.

INNOVATION Commitment

At Young Innovators Academy we embrace innovation. Everyone works together to create and implement initiatives that can move the company forward into the future. We operate more as one team working toward a collective goal, to empower children to become the innovators of the world.

School memories

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 Winter Garden 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.

Testimonials

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Courtney McGovern

“We love YIA. The staff has been amazing with our baby putting us as new parents at ease every time we drop him off. We love getting pictures of him daily and seeing everything he’s up to while at daycare.”

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Olivia Walls

“This is the BEST school! The staff is amazing and so KIND. My child loves going to school and enjoys learning here. I highly recommend!.”

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Tyler Avery

“We tried the rest and are happy to have found the best! The staff are kind and knowledgeable, and the curriculum and methodology are based on the best research. I cannot recommend YIA highly enough.”

Young-Innovators child care ebook

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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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FACULTY

Erika Seger

Erika Seger

VP OPERATIONS

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

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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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Samantha canabal

Educational Coach

I come with over 15 years of early childhood education experience. I

Admission

Joining Young Innovators

Is Simple

We want to make the process as smooth as possible for you. 

Our admissions department will contact you if there are any spots available, if not you will have the opportunity to join our waitlist. Being in the waitlist means that you still have a chance of getting accepted into our program if any spots open up. Our admissions team will keep in touch with you and inform you of any updates regarding your application status.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Meet the Wilson Family

Wilson Family
Young Innovators partners with mission-driven investors committed to making a difference in their communities. The Winter Garden location is a joint venture with the former Orlando Fire department
district chief, Danny Wilson, and his wife Kellie.

Meet the Seger-Pinedo Family

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Young Innovators Academy is on a mission to improve the quality of early learning providing ownership opportunities for mission driven directors. Veteran childcare director Erika Seger and her husband Michael, join us on our mission to inspire the next generation of innovators.

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