At B & K’s ExSeptional Ones Academy (—a family-owned childhood education center founded by Brian and Keana SeptMatthews—cares for children in a safe, loving environment, just as if the children were their own. They provide an environment with engaging and stimulating early childhood learning using Early Learning Guidelines and a Creative Curriculum, all while instilling the love of Christ in the heart of each individual child. Your child will be learning and creating everyday at ExSeptional Ones Academy, while growing and developing with loving care. Children are exposed to practical life works, social and emotional development, and more. They value the careful development and growth of each child that walks through their doors, bringing about a love for learning that parents can rely on and trust.

The academy’s curriculum covers a wide range of developmental domains that will actively engage young children to learn.

• Language and literacy • Cognitive development • Physical development • Social development • Emotional development • Creative arts

Children aged 6-13 can partake in these engaging learning opportunities and learn important social skills.

Brian and Keana have been married for over 20 years and have two adult children, Mario and Mykiah, and one granddaughter, Naomi. The academy’s name derives from the founders’ last name, giving it a personalized touch that promotes local and family-run businesses. Their center was born out of wanting to make a difference for families and children that are of lower social economic statuses, all while in the midst of a global pandemic. The academy’s dedication not only to the children within their care but also to the children’s families and their own staff is what sets them apart from other child care centers in the area. They strive to create a loving atmosphere that gives children a safe home-away-from-home that they will look forward to coming to every day. Their unique, co-teaching style environment allows teachers to collectively share ideas in the classroom, maximizing the benefit of having a variety of personalities in the room.

With B & K’s ExSeptional Ones Academy continuing to grow within the community and after receiving their Better Business Bureau certification, it’s no doubt that they have become a trusted child care center that consumers can trust with their children to learn and grow. Once more, they have also recently become a partner of the military and will now be listed as a good childcare option for military families. The academy offers discounts to first responders, police officers, teachers, and members of the military.

“My family has been with B & K’s ExSeptional Ones for over five years. They treat my family and me like family. Kay and Mr. B are wonderful people to talk to, and they can understand what is going on in a person’s life. The most important thing is the way they care for my children, making them feel like they are at home. I give them many thumbs up—I would recommend them to everyone!” – Yolanda A.

B & K’s ExSeptional Ones Academy is located at 12717 S 28th Ave., STE D, in Bellevue with operating hours Monday – Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Their weekly care allows families to rest assured that their children are receiving loving, beneficial care in a safe learning environment. Those interested in learning more about the academy or have questions about enrolling their children can reach Brian and Keana directly at (531) 365-6805.