About Us

  • Striving to meet the expectations of every family.

    Founded in 2003, PCA prides itself on being the premier child care center in Purcellville, VA.

    PCA provides high-quality preschool education with daycare amenities and service in a warm, nurturing environment.  We understand that choosing the right center to fit a child’s needs is an important decision and we strive to meet the expectations of every family we serve.

  • Highly experienced and loving staff.

    PCA is dedicated to fostering education, development, and building self-esteem in a secure and comfortable environment.

    Our PCA programs are carefully researched and thoughtfully taught. We approach every day with a sense of imagination, innovation, and fun to help young children learn comfortably and confidently. We encourage a love of learning through working and playing with others.

  • Dedicated classrooms and modern facilities.

    At PCA, our beautiful and modern facilities provide each child with the ability to learn and grow physically, cognitively, socially and emotionally.

    Our full-time programs offer a great curriculum that provides plenty of hands-on learning and high quality teachers to prepare the children in our care for elementary school and life-long learning.

    • Family

      Enrolling your child at PCA means you’re now part of our family. Children often attend PCA from infancy through elementary school.

    • Care

      Our staff is trained and certified in CPR, First Aid, DHO (Daily Health Observation) and MAT (Medication Administration Training).

    • Achievement

      Parents receive daily reports of their children’s activities, health and eating habits as well as comprehensive quarterly evaluations of their educational progress.

    • Diversity

      Our teachers have diverse backgrounds and educational training which combine to present different learning models catered to our students.

    • Innovation

      Our curriculum constantly evolves to incorporate the most up-to-date research in teaching and learning trends.

    • Connection

      Our parents stay in touch with our daily Facebook and Blog posts to showcase what their children are exploring and achieving.

    • Nancy Radcliffe
      Director

      I have a degree in Parks & Recreation and Early Childhood Education. I have served in a management capacity for over 20 years. I am extremely passionate about the importance of educational play and laying the foundation for lifelong learners. At PCA, we strive to provide the perfect balance of education & socialization. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions you may have!

    • Jessica Brittingham
      Owner

      I am devoted to our families to ensure all of our students are provided with the highest quality of care. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Psychology. I’ve experienced every role in a Child Care Center from Assistant Teacher to Director and love using my experiences to grow PCA. I am always available to address all of our parents questions and needs, so please feel free to reach out at any time!

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