FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Dawn Zigler
President of the Board – La Porte County Family YMCA DZigler@meridiantitle.com
La Porte County YMCA Childcare to Transition to Wendy’s Learning Tree
La Porte, IN (September 18, 2023): The La Porte County Family YMCA is pleased to announce that it will transition its childcare services to the Learning Tree Academy on October 2nd. The Learning Tree Academy is a leading provider of early childhood education with a mission to use educational and child developmental knowledge to create a safe and playful environment that sets the foundation to nurture each individual child’s creative learning abilities, support educational standards, and meet social and emotional demands.
“We are confident that the Learning Tree Academy is the best choice for our community,” said Frank Frey, Interim CEO of the La Porte County Family YMCA. “The Learning Tree Academy has a proven track record of providing high-quality early childhood education, and we are excited to work with them to continue our mission of providing all children with the opportunity to reach their full potential.”
Wendy Jenkins, President of the Learning Tree Academy, will work closely with the LaPorte Community School Corporation to ensure that all children at the childcare and preschool are prepared and ready for kindergarten. The childcare will also be working with a mentor/coach from SPARK (Speak to the Potential, Ability, and Resilience Inside Every Kid) to help each child thrive.
“We are committed to providing a high-quality education for all children,” said Wendy Jenkins, President of the Learning Tree Academy. “We are excited to work with the La Porte County Family YMCA and the LaPorte community to create a seamless transition for families and children.”
“We believe that early childhood education is the foundation for a child’s future success,” said Jenkins. “We are committed to providing children with the best possible start in life.”
The Learning Tree Academy has eight locations serving Valparaiso, IN, and surrounding communities. The new La Porte location will be located at 2510 Monroe St. in La Porte. For more information, please visit www.learningtreeacademy1.com.