The Children’s Center

 

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The Children’s Center provides high quality and affordable child care for children of students, faculty and staff, and the local community.

Children's Center Tree LogoContact Information:

Director, Kathleen Hasbrouck
845.687.5257 (p)     845.687.5258 (f)  

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30am-5:00pm

 


Classrooms

Infant Room:  6 weeks – 18 months

Young Toddlers: 18 months – 27 months

Older Toddlers:  27 months – 36 months

Preschool & Universal Prekindergarten: 3 years – 5 years


Program Features

  • Licensed by the Office of Children and Family Services
  • Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Committed & Professional Staff
  • Appropriate teacher to child ratios
  • Educational experiences for the intellectual, social, emotiona,l and physcial development of the child
  • Rondout Central School District Universal Prekindergarten Program
  • Snacks and Lunch included in cost
  • All children are provided developmental assessments
  • Parent-Teacher conferences are held each semester
  • Large playground and indoor gross motor room
  • Enrichment programs utilizing the campus community through art, literacy, music, science, math, and physcial education

 

Application Process

Interested families should call to set up an appointment to visit and learn more about our daycare policies and procedures.

All students interested in enrolling their children in daycare or preschool must be registered for classes and provide the Director with a copy of their class schedule. 

There is a $25 nonrefundable registration fee.

We do not provide drop in child care.


Learning Environment

Classrooms are set up into interest areas including Dramatic Play, Art, Blocks, Library, Sensory Table, Music, Games & Puzzles, Writing and Computers.  Child-sized furnishings are organized with age appropriate toys and materials to create an environment that focuses on the joy of learning.  We have a large outdoor playground  and indoor gross motor room that allows the children to have room for movement and active play.


 

The Teaching Staff

Our teaching staff have a range of Childhood Development Certificates, two year degrees, four year degrees and Teaching Certifications.  All teaching staff receive 15 hours of professional development each year in all areas of early childhood education.  All teachers are trained in First Aid and CPR.

 

Tuition

Our rates are based on the current market rates set forth by the Office of Children and Family Services.

Contracts are created for each family based on their child’s planned usage of the center. 

Students may apply for the SUNY Child Care Subsidy Block Grant which reduces the tuition based on income and family size.


 

Fees

Use Rates

 

Weekly Rates

Use of the Center 30 hours or more per week.

Daily Rates


Use of the Center for 6+ hours per day, less than 5 days per week, under 30 hours total per week.

Part-Day Rates

Use of the Center less than 6 hours per day.

 

Fees

 

 

 

Child's Age

: 6 wks. - 18 mos.

1 1/2 - 3 years

3-5 years

Weekly

$252

$240

$220

Daily

$58

$55

$49

Part Day  

$39                         

$37                      

$33                    

Universal Prekindergarten Wrap Around:$30 per day   

Rates include Lunch & Snacks.

10% discount for second child in same family.
There is a $25 registration fee per semester: Fall – Spring - Summer


Policies and Procedures

Our Family Handbook (make this a link to the attached handbook) outlines every policy and procedure the Children’s Center follows.


Important Links

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Office of Children and Family Services

 

The Children's Center hallway

The Children's Center ClassroomThe Children's Center OutdoorsThe Children's Center BabyChildren's Reading in Library


Contact Information

Director, Kathleen Hasbrouck 
845.687.5257 (p)    
845.687.5258 (f) childrenscenter@sunyulster.edu facebook.com/sunyulsterchildrenscenter


Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 7:30am-5:00pm 


Policies and Procedures

Our Family Handbook outlines every policy and procedure the Children’s Center follows.


Important Links

 



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