About Us

Staff

Owner and Director

Saeideh Arami

Licensed Director of Early Childhood Education

Saeideh Arami, "Miss Fay", is a wife, mother of 3 boys, and the owner and director of Milestones Academy Childcare Center.  She opened her first center in October 1994 and has been an educator and childcare provider for over 22 years. In addition to obtaining a BS from Cal Poly University, Pomona, she has a Director's permit from The State of California Commission on Teacher credentialing, over 70 units in Early Childhood Education, and is a member of The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and The Orange County Association for Education of Young Children (OCAEYC).

Programs and Curriculum

Here at Milestones Academy Childcare Center, each individual program promotes early childhood development that is critical for your child’s growth. All children participate in free, group, and structured play while continuing to learn and develop with age appropriate education. In addition, all of our programs promote cultural awareness, nutritional education and healthy eating, physical education, and music, dance, and movement. Program specifics are listed below:

Toddler Program

Ages 18 months to 30 months
  • Hands-on exploration with shapes, color, number, and letter recognition
  • Sorting, grouping, and patterning of manipulatives
  • Tactile and sensory exploration
  • Active play, Circle time activities, and Early art expression
  • Following directions, working and playing with others
  • Gross and fine motor skills through material construction (blocks, clay, free form materials)

Preschool

Ages 30 months to 4 years old
  • Patterns, forms, and function
  • Building and modeling
  • Reading readiness and Early phonics
  • Math readiness and Hands-on science exploration
  • Dramatic play
  • Arts and craft activities

Prekindergarten

Ages 4 to 5 years old
  • Reading along and alone, language arts
  • Counting, Math concepts, Science lab and hands-on exploration
  • Arts and crafts, independent creation
  • Manipulate, master, create, and build
  • Dramatic play
  • Constructive socialization, inter-social skill building
  • Constructive communication skills

Afterschool Care

6 Years old
  • Silent, sustained reading
  • Activities to foster teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Assistance with homework
  • Constructive socialization and inter-social skill building
  • Constructive communication skills