We provide an inclusive classroom environment where children are encouraged to learn through play. We offer a full curriculum as well as individualized early intervention plans that meet each child’s learning needs.


Integrating special education and related services into all aspects of its program, making it possible to address different needs.

Developmental Day

Children with developmental delays are assessed and areas of delay are worked on until the child’s 3rd birthday.


Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten is a free program for children who turn 4 by September 1st of the school year who reside in Florida.

Christina McIntosh

Discovery Learning Center Director
(727) 341-6913

Elizabeth Lavine

Family Engagement Specialist
(727) 345-9111 ext. 6237

Juanita Clark

Front Desk
(727) 341-6291

Creative Curriculum

Features exploration and discovery as a way of learning and enabling children to develop lifelong critical thinking skills.

TeachingStrategies™, GOLD®

Provides specific strategies and resources for every type of learner, including dual-language learners and those with special needs.


Punctual transportation service to pick-up and drop-off your child (based upon availability)

On-Site Nursing

Monitoring each child's health needs and communicating with parents regarding their child's health and safety.

On-Site Therapies

One-on-one speech, physical and/or occupational therapy are offered daily at the Thoresen Foundation Rainforest Therapy Center.

LSF Headstart partner

Making high-quality, early educational services available to children who otherwise would lack access to these life changing child and family support services.

Meet our Teachers

Ms. Tiffany

Starfish Classroom

Ms. Charlotte

Angelfish Classroom

Ms. Maegon

Guppy Classroom

Ms. Amanda

Otter Classroom

Ms. Kim W.

Sea Lion Classroom

Ms. Stephanie

Whale Classroom

Ms. Wanda

Oyster Classroom

Ms. Kim K.

Manatee Classroom

Ms. Ashley

Shark Classroom

Ms. Dayannara

Sea Horse Classroom

Ms. Maria

Jellyfish Classroom

Ms. Barbara

Stingray Classroom

Ms. Geneva

Dolphin Classroom

Resources for you

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"The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

Dr. Suess

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