A unique learning environment for your children. 

Little One Academy Preschool

Not just parents day off, we provide a unique learning environment for your children. 

A welcoming and fun place where children play and learn together. Through music and movement, language, art, science and story-time, a teacher and her assistant will prepare your children for kindergarten. Fun and interactive crafts, along with weekly themes, guide your children as they reach the benchmarks of personal, social, emotional and cognitive development. 

Classes are offered Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Ages 18 months to Pre-k

See our tuition schedule for more information!


Nora Elhak: 

Lead teacher

Little One Academy

With over 10 years of experience in early childhood education, Nora understands the importance of helping, guiding and nurturing young children during this crucial period in their development. Nora believes that setting a strong foundation early on is fundamental in the children’s success through the preceding years. While working at the World Bank Children’s Center Nora received her CDA (Child Development Associate) through Rasmussen College. Having worked in a Reggio Emilia school, Nora still likes to implement the approach whilst teaching.

Sammi Hance:  


Little One Academy 

Sammi has taught students ages 2 to 12 in an academic/ music setting for 19 years. She loves working with preschool-age children to discover the world around them.  She is fluent in Mandarin and enjoys teaching students language.  In 2008 she moved to the  DC Metro area and continued her career in education as a lead Pre-K teacher at the World Bank Children’s Center. Here she embraced the school's Reggio Emilia style of teaching.  Sammi loves teaching Mandarin and Piano on the weekends along with spending time with her family in friends. 



425 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314


Tel: 703-447-0763

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