Riverside Educational D‚Äčevelopment Center

Childcare: Infant to 2 years old, Pre-K 3 & 4, 

Aftercare, and Summer Camp 

The Riverside Family

It is our mission to provide a wholesome, loving environment where children can be children, learn to play, and socially interact with one another. We are committed to teaching with the highest educational standards that coincide with an age appropriate curriculum. We will not discriminate against race, sex, creed, religion, or in any other way.

Our company is based on the belief that our children's needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.

We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and help with the growth of your child.

Cindy Bennett Beatty 


          Mrs. Cindy lives in Morganza and is the mother of Melissa, Amanda, and Marc. She has worked in a childcare center for 11 years and has her CDA. She also has experience with the children's church and Awana's. Mrs. Cindy loves holidays with our kids and places her emphasis on providing a colorful, stimulating learning environment.

Melissa Bennett Loucks 


          Mrs. Melissa lives in Zachary with her husband Tim and children. She has 12 years of childcare experience and has her CDA. As our Pre-school teacher, Melissa loves watching our children learn and has a special focus on early childhood education.

Amanda Bennett 


          Mrs. Amanda lives in Jarreau with her little girl. She has 14 years of experience in childcare and has her CDA . Amanda loves being outside with our kids and places a special importance on outdoor stimulation and education.

All our Lead teachers have their Child Development Associate degree (CDA).

Riverside: 225-638-7332

Cindy Bennett Beatty: Director/Co-owner 225-235-4689

Melissa Bennett Loucks: Director/Co-owner

Amanda Bennett: Director/Co-owner 

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License #16098 Type III


142 New Roads St

New Roads, LA 70760

We have a open door policy.


Mon - Fri: 6:30AM - 6:00PM

Sat: Closed Sun: Closed