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About Us

Your Child Is In Great Hands


Who We Are!

The Sitter, Inc. is a quality child care center and preschool in Virginia Beach. We use a faith-based philosophy, coupled with a strong educational focus.

We teach through the "Essentials Preschool Curriculum," with academic programs that center around:

  • Language arts

  • History

  • Social studies

  • Mathematics

Why Choose Us?

Our program is special because:

  • We participate in the City of Virginia Beach Library Early Childhood Literacy Program

  • The bookmobile visits our school

  • We are state licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services

  • All our staff are First Aid and CPR certified

  • We work hard to hire people with the same values and morals we have... staff with a Godly love for children.


The Vision

Meet George & Phyllis Coleman
Phyllis and George have always loved working with children. Phyllis originally planned to go into social work, but then the child care opportunity pulled on her heart. Phyllis has been in childcare for nearly 30 years.
For 8 years she operated a family child care center from home.  She and George have owned The Sitter, Inc. since 2005.

"I love my business because I look at it as a ministry, and I truly believe in taking care of the whole family, " she says. "We minister to the families as well as the children, because if the family is healthy, then the children will be healthy."

Phyllis Coleman

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Child Care &
Before/After School Care

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