JO’s Learning Academy


1963 - 1999  
Ms. Jo, my mom, opens her first, family center in her home. Charged
$10 dollars a week for full time child care.

Open Jo's Play Pen in my rental property 2159 N 47th street with 8 children

Renovated the basement at 2159 N 47th street to expand to 2nd shift with 8 additional children.

Open second Family center location 2161 N 47th street with 8 additional children.  Ms. Jo closed her house center and came and ran the second location.

Current...change name from Jo's Play Pen to Jo's Daycare Academy. We went from two Family Centers and open a Group  location Jo's Day Care Academy 4801 W North Ave (50 children) built out 5000 sq ft group center.

2001 - 2005
Built out the up stairs of 4801 W North Ave with Hymont a public Schools. Collaborated k4 and K5 classes.

Collaborated with Next Door Foundation and open Jo's Daycare Academy in the NDF building and ran their Child Care Center. Infants thru 3yr olds.

Open up new 10,000 sq ft. child care center on the South Side Jo's Daycare Academy II at 3027 W North Ave. 6wks to 12yrs old

Current...collaborated with the Council of Spanish Speaking. (Gaudelupe) Collaborated with 3 yr old Head Start program  

Built out additional 5000 sq ft at 4807 for Early Head Start

Hi-Mount moved into their newly MPS school addition.

2005 to 20..
Collaborated with Next Door Foundation Head Start in Jo's Upstairs 3 classrooms.

Collaborated with Cardinal Stritch Univ student Teachers for Student teaching program at center.

2006 to 2013
Collaborate with Next Door Foundation Early Head Start program 6wks  to 3yrs old.

Worked as a Training Sute for Milwaukee Technical College on Early Childhood classes.

Social Development Commission (SDC) ran Headstart in 4801 building

Collaborated with Acelero Headstart 4 classrooms in the 4801 building.

JO's Learning Academy and Cardinal Stritch University open MPS Choice program K4 & K5.  
Changed the name from Jo's Daycare Academy to JO's Learning Academy 


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JO's Learning Academy has a 5 Star rating in YoungStar
for our hard work and commitment to creating early care
and education improving the lives of children in Wisconsin.

We are also a center for the National Accreditation Commission
for Early Care and Education Programs (NAC)

4801 W North Avenue 
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Phone: 414 873-8940
Fax: 414 873-8941

Hours = 7:00am-5:30pm

3027 W. Greenfield Ave 
Milwaukee, WI 53215 
Phone: 414 384-7825
Fax: 414 384-8337

Hours = 6:30am-5:30pm
Provider# 3000575073-002

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