First Lady Sandra Deal and Commissioner Amy Jacobs honor Ms Nadel

Commissioner Amy Jacobs arranged for the First Lady, Sandra Deal to give a private tour of the Governor's Mansion for our National Teacher of the Year Award recipient, Nadel Butler. 

Both Mrs. Deal and Commissioner Jacobs could not have been more gracious...spent 3.5 hours with us. What a great memory for Nadel and her husband, Thomas.

Discovery Point Cumming Welcomes Our Third National Award Recipient - Ms. Nadel

Discovery Point Cumming is excited to announce that Nadel Butler, our Early Learners Lead Teacher has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's Tylenol® National Child Care Teacher Award! This is a huge honor, bestowed to only 50 early childhood education teachers nationwide each year.

Ms. Nadel has a B.S. in Psychology and started as a volunteer at Discovery Point in 2010 in order to put in practice what she learned from her pursuit of her Masters Degree in Educational Psychology.  She was such an amazing asset that we were blessed to have her join our team as a Lead Teacher in 2012.

Nadel is the only 2016 recipient of the Award in the State of Georgia. She will be flown to Philadelphia to be presented with her Award by the Lokoff Foundation.  Nadel will also receive a Classroom Enhancement Grant from the Foundation for a STEM Center.  The goal of this project is to "help children learn about the world around us and how things work in way that is conducive to young development."

Nadel joins our past recipients, Ms Penny who is our Infant  Lead Teacher and Ms Kayla who is an Assistant Pre-K Teacher.

Mrs. Kayla Receives 2014 National Child Care Teacher of the Year Award

Discovery Point Cumming is proud to announce that our Early Learners Lead Teacher Mrs. Kayla has been selected as a recipient of the Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's Tylenol® National Child Care Teacher Award! This is a huge honor, bestowed to only 50 early childhood education teachers nationwide each year.  Kayla is a gifted teacher who has brought her warm, compassionate and patient care of the preschoolers at Discovery Point Cumming for over 8 years.  

Mrs. Kayla is Discovery Point Cumming's second recipient of this prestigious award.  Kayla joins our Infant Room Lead Teacher Ms. Penny who was a 2013 Award Recipient. 

For more information on this award and the Terri Lynne Lokoff Foundation, please visit 

Discovery Point Cumming Introduces Customized Preparatory Preschool

Discovery Point Cumming has engaged a leading local Early Childhood Education professor to develop curriculum that maximizes the innate ability of each child. 

As early as Kindergarten, elementary school students are chosen for inclusion in Gifted Programs that afford selected children the opportunity to participate in enrichment classes. 

Discovery Point Cumming's Preparatory Preschool curricular components provide customized activities, materials and teacher training to prepare our students to thrive in their elementary education experience.
  • Individualized approach to pre-reading and writing skill development
  • Teacher certification in gifted curriculum
  • Handwriting without Tears®
  • Multi-level Early Readers program
  • Book Buddies Lending Library
  • Hands on Scholastic® Science and Social Studies
  • Critical thinking and self-help skills
  • Math, Geography and Science Literacy workbooks
  • Open communication and parent partnership

We would love to tell you more about this exciting new program!

Discovery Point Cumming Gears Up for 2015-2016 School Year!

Discovery Point Cumming offers a unique before and after school program serving most Cumming Area Elementary Schools. 

Our Scholars Club offers age appropriate activities and teacher assisted homework. Children are grouped in small classes with other friends their same age. Many long lasting friendships are made in Scholars Club.

Cumming Area School served include:
- Cumming Elementary
- Kelly Mill Elementary
- Matt Elementary
- Shiloh Point Elementary
- Sawnee Elementary
- Vickery Creek Elementary
- Whitlow Elementary

We transport our children on inspected buses that have safety belts, emergency exits and certified drivers trained in CPR and Pediatric First Aid.

Don’t Miss the Bus - we have limited space, so sign up today.

Ms. Penny Receives 2013
Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's Tylenol®
National Child Care Teacher  Award!
Discovery Point Cumming is proud to announce that our very own Ms. Penny has been selected as a recipient of the Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's Tylenol® National Child Care Teacher Awards! This is a huge honor, bestowed to only 50 early childhood education teachers nationwide each year. Ms. Penny was nominated in the fall by Discovery Point Cumming parents as well as her peers.
Ms. Penny has been a teacher at Discovery Point Cumming for over 10 years.  She is Lead Teacher of our Infant Room where she brings incredible warmth and commitment to the development of “her” babies.  We feel blessed to have Ms. Penny here and look forward to her being part of the Discovery Point Cumming family for many years to come.
In addition to letters of recommendation, Ms. Penny proposed an Infant Sensory Integration Project. The winning teachers are given the funds to complete their classroom enhancement project, bringing her vision to life. This Spring, Ms. Penny will be flown all expenses paid to Pennsylvania to receive her award from the Terri Lynne Lokoff Foundation. We are so proud of our award-winning teacher, Ms. Penny! For more information on this award and the Terri Lynne Lokoff Foundation, please visit http://www.tllccf.org/pr_nccta.php.