School Awards & Recognitions

Kangaroo Kids has been leaders in education since 1991. The school scored one of the highest of any schools in the country during accreditation. The Director was awarded Director of the year by the National Association of Early Learning Leaders and seven lead teachers have been awarded teacher of the year! The greatest single factor in your child’s education is the adults they interact with on a daily basis!

  • Accredited since 2002
  • Economic Vitality Award for Somerset County 1998
  • Recipient of Governor Whitman’s Bright Beginnings Grant
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition – March 2, 2001
  • Somerset County Outstanding Business Person of the Year 2000
  • Citation from Senate for “Outstanding Women of the Year Somerset County”
  • Rotary Public Relations Award 2007
  • Appointed to the Advisory Board of Raritan Valley Community College – Kathleen Feigley
  • Somerset County Diversity Award – 2008 – Kathleen Feigley
  • Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders for volunteerism recognition
  • Recognized by Somerset County as a “Women of Achievement”
  • Teacher of the Year for Somerset County awarded to Carol McKinnie
  • Professional Development Award NJ-NAEYC – Peggy Jones – 2008
  • Host of Local Cable TV Show called “Today’s Child”
  • Kathy Feigley – Vice President of the Somerset County Directors Association 2007 – Current
  • Diversity Award from The Somerset County Diversity Coalition
  • Kathy Feigley – President of the New Jersey Child Care Association 2009 – Current
  • Awarded #1 Child Care in America by the National Association of Child Care Professionals 2009
  • Kathy Feigley awarded Director of the Year for 2009-2010 by the NACCP
  • Teacher of the Year awarded to Prekindergarten Teacher, Misse Turner 2011-2012
  • Teacher of the Year awarded to Waddler Teacher, Fatima Pidany 2013-2014
  • Teacher of the Year awarded to Waddler Teacher, Jackie Russano-Weiss 2014
  • Administrator of the Year awarded to Shaun Pidany 2014-2015
  • Sandy Rodrigo awarded Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016
  • Kathy Feigley – New Jersey Vocational Service Award 2015-2016