Why Choose CELC Pre-K Program

Licensed Facility

We follow all NYS regulations, and have inspections at least every two years

More individualized attention

Low staff to child ratios and group size (1 teacher to every 8 children)


We offer 2, 3 and 5 day a week schedules with both half day and full day options

Fun Learning

We introduce children to standards of learning through a fun environment and exciting activities

  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Literacy
  • Arts
Educated teaching staff

Teachers all have degrees in early childhood education, and participate in annual trainings to keep up-to-date on current trends and issues.

Enrichment Programs

Children participate in free enrichment programs such as Yoga Tales during the winter

Variety of Outdoor Play Options

Our three play areas are fenced in. We also take walks in the Glen and around campus to places like the rock swing or mail center.

Family Involvement

We rely on parent involvement in our program. Parents help plan events such as the Halloween party and Spring picnic. We also invite parents to share their knowledge and talents with the class. Parents volunteer to read stories, teach children how to make maple syrup, talk about Chinese New Year etc. We want you to be a part of your child's learning.

Annual Field Trips

The class takes field trips each year to the pumpkin patch, Kirkland Town Library and KAC.

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