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Awards & Recognition

Best Customer Service

O2B Kids is the recipient of the 2012 Business of the Year Award for Best Customer Service! Thank you Business Report, Innovation Gainesville, the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and our O2B Kids Friends and Families!  


Work of Heart

O2B Kids is the 2012 recipient of the 40th Annual Work of Heart Award for Business!  The Award celebrates people who make a difference in the Alachua County community. The Work of Heart committee, consisting of a group of community organizations, recognizes volunteers, shines a spotlight on them and says, "thank you for your time and your commitment."  We received the award in recognition of our volunteer work with O2B A Kid Again, our annual FUNdraiser for public schools in our community. 

 

Spirit of Gainesville

Andy and Danny - creators of O2B Kids - are honored with the 2011 First Annual Spirit of Gainesville Award for Entrepreneurship!  Read more!

 

Inc. 5000 List:  2 years in a row!

In 2009, Inc. Magazine recognized O2B Kids as the 40th fastest growing Education company and the 3305th fastest growing private company in America!

And, in 2010 we did it again!  Congrats O2B for making the Inc. 500/5000 two years in a row!

Inc. 500|5000 2010

 

 

Business of the Year

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce recognized O2B Kids as the Overall Large Business of the Year in 2006!

 

Nationally Accredited Preschools & Afterschools

All of our Preschools are designated by the State of Florida as Gold Seal Quality Child Care Facilities! 
We have been accredited by a nationally recognized association whose standards substantially meet or exceed those established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the National Early Childhood Program Accreditation Commission.  Each O2B Kids Preschool is accredited by at least one of the following national agencies:

  • APPLE, the Accredited Professional Preschool Learning Environment 
  • The National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs
  • National Early Childhood Program Accreditation

Our Afterschool Programs have also achieved national accreditation from:

  • Council on Accreditation
  • The National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs

 

 

 

Best Place to Work

The Jax Hot List identified O2B Kids as one of the Top Five Best Places to Work in Jacksonville in 2009!

 

Just a few of our Other Distinctions...

2011 Outstanding Career Pathways Partner for serving students in the Early Childhood program at the Professional Magnet Academies, Loften High School.

2010 Commissioner's Business Recognition Award from the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Education Foundation.  This award honors O2B Kids for our outstanding commitment to improving education by partnering with schools in our community. 

2009 Honorary Member of the Mid-Florida Big Brothers & Big Sisters

2008 Winner – Best Family Fun in Jacksonville according to the Jax Hot List

2005, 2006 Work of Heart Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service Benefitting Our Community

2005 Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award for Outstanding Support of Education

2000 Education To Careers School To Work & Tech Prep