We are a family-owned childcare center that values the importance of individualized learning. Mrs. Ahmed, the founder, was a teacher for 11 years in a very reputable and gifted program before her heart led her to start a childcare center in Herndon.

Our Goals and Philosophy

Meet the Teachers

Tuition and Enrollment

Our Goals


 Committed to:

  • Offering continuous quality care in a safe and secure setting
  • Providing a warm environment that allows each child to develop at his/her own pace
  • Finding new ways to stimulate and expand each and every child's curiosity and intellect
  • Providing parents with peace of mind while at work
  • Supporting staff members as they fulfill their commitment to childcare

Our Philosophy


We believe that children should be challenged and encouraged constantly according to their age level, allowing us to identify and further develop their  strengths. This is what we practice at Happy Hearts Children Learning Center.

Our lead teachers are fully qualified and are first aid and CPR certified. Each are required to maintain 16 additional hours of training per year to stay up-to-date.

Ms. Azmat - Owner and Director


Ms. Azmat comes with a very solid experience in teaching. She was a teacher in a  reputable private school for gifted and talented children in Herndon for 11 years. Before that she was a Pre-K teacher for 6 years at Kinder care. Her passion is to be an educationist and give something back to the community.


Ms. Karina - Lead Teacher - Ladybugs Class


Ms. Karina has been teaching the toddler class since 2012. She enjoys teaching the fundamental concepts to the children at that age. Her favorite activity is singing nursery rhymes and songs, along with dancing and reading.

Ms. Amy -  Lead Teacher - Bumble Bees Class


Ms. Amy has been with Happy Hearts for 3 years. She loves the high energy of the two- year olds and the fact that they dare to dream. Ms. Amy has been working with children since she was a teenager."

Ms. Mama Mary -  Lead Teacher


Ms. Mama Mary is a parent, grandparent, cultural Native American Cherokee Indian elder and author of four books for children. As a teacher she has traveled to Africa, India, Japan, Bolivia, Mexico, Argentina and Canada. As a President of Positive Education, Inc., she has won a model award program at Northern Virginia Community College for design and development of education course. Having educated at all levels, her experience, travels and eldership have materialized to benefit parents and children alike.



We offer simple and straight-forward tuition plans.

Tuition  includes daily nutritious catered meals so you don't have to worry about packing lunch or paying extra.

We offer two payment options for your convenience - weekly and monthly. Monthly tuition plans come with a discount.

In addition to the discount that comes with the monthly payment plan, we offer an additional sibling discount if more than one of your children is enrolled at Happy Hearts Childcare Center in Herndon, VA.

Contact us for current tuition rates and to learn which discounts you may be eligible for.

  • Full Time - Five days of the week full time
  • 5 Half Days - Five hours all five days of the week
  • 4 Full Days - Four days a week of your choice
  • 4 Half Days - Five hours every day for four days a week of your choice
  • 3 Full Days - Three days a week of your choice
  • 3 Half Days - Five hours every day for three days a week of your choice
  • 2 Full Days - Two days a week of your choice

Contact us to learn more about our flexible enrollment options.



We offer extremely flexible enrollment choices. We understand that childcare needs could be different for different parents and we offer choices that will suit your need.


Our enrollment options are as follows:


Happy Hearts Children's Center

2730 Centreville Road,

Herndon, VA 20171

Phone: 703-793-3880

Fax: 703-793-3881

Email:  happyheartscenter@hotmail.com

Monday through Friday

7 AM to 6 PM

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