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. Shaymaa

Shaymaa has been working with Happy Hearts for more than 3 years.  She joined Happy Hearts as a part time teacher but with hard work and dedication she is now the Assistant Director. Prior to joining Happy Hearts Shaymaa worked in the hospitality industry at a global hotel chain in customer service.  Before that she worked overseas as a teacher for 6 years. Shaymaa has two grown daughters.  She enjoys cooking as a hobby.


Ms. Laxmi

Laxmi is a new addition to Happy Hearts family.   She has joined Happy Hearts as an administrator.  Laxmi holds a degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering.  Before joining Happy Hearts Laxmi was working in the Information Technology industry.  She has also taught for 3 years in India. Laxmi has two children.  Both of her children attend Elementary School.  Her pastime is reading and following world news.


Ms. Samira

Samira has 14 years’ experience in teaching children.  She brings vast knowledge of different teaching techniques to suit each child.  She keeps children engaged in amazing science projects.  Samira also holds a diploma in Childhood Development.

Samira is married with two grown up kids.


Ms. Cher

Cher joined Happy Hearts in January 2018.  She has more than 5 years’ experience in Teaching.  She has moved from Texas.  She is partnering with Samira for the Pre-K class.  Cher holds a degree in Childhood Education from the University of North Texas. Coming from a military family she has traveled extensively both nationally and internationally.  We welcome Cher to Happy Hearts and to Virginia.


Ms. Veronica

Veronica makes a super team in 2’s room with Ms Amy. She loves teaching and has been teaching for the last 16 years.  She loves Arts and Craft and enjoys teaching Spanish to the little ones during the circle time.




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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