Nataliya Malinovsky , the owner and director of Learning Tree Academy, comes from a long line of educators. Her grandmother, mother and father were teachers and she knew she wanted to follow in their footsteps. She considers herself a very fortunate person. After completing her teaching degrees in General Education and Special Education, Nataliya taught in the public school system for a couple of years. She, then, decided to pursue her passion and love for children by fulfilling her dream of opening a daycare center.Nataliya respects the fact that each child is an individual and has individual needs. She integrates her ideas of integrity, honesty, and a love for education with the same ideals she sets forth for her own three children. She brings to her center new, innovative and exciting programs. Nataliya knows that by working closely together with the parents each child will be able to reach his or her academic and social potential.