Why Choose The Children’s Center in Utica, NY?

Why Choose The Children’s Center in Utica, NY?

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The Children’s Center has been a trusted resource in the Greater Utica Community for over twelve years. Our focus lies in enriching the minds of our communities children. We’re committed to providing high-quality early childhood education and engaging programs for your school-aged little one as well.
We believe in providing child care that makes a difference and have carefully created an educational environment that will enhance your little one’s developmental skills and content knowledge. Our curriculum ensures every child is engaged in developmentally age appropriate activities. Our preschool preparatory program utilizes Montessori strategies in a variety of acedemic areas. At The Children’s Center, we use art as a form of daily expression. Many of our activities inspire children to create from a wealth of visual and historical influences, and helps them understand their place in the world.  

Programming includes: 

  • Full & part time enrollment

  • Participation in N.Y.S. Child and Adult Care Food Program (breakfast, morning snack, and afternoon snack)

  • The GSCC is a peanut and tree-nut free facility 

  • M.A.T., First Aid, and C.P.R. certified employees

  • School Age Programming (before and after school, summers, snowdays, holidays, breaks, and 1/2 days)

  • Yoga, Music, and Group Fitness offered 

  • Weekly nutritional curriculum teaching health, measurement, and healthy eating habits

  • ASL (American Sign Language) within the weekly curriculum

  • Scholastic Book Orders (monthly)

  • Field Trips (throughout the year in-house and in the community) 

  • Secure detailed daily reports including pictures, notes, and lesson plans sent home daily via email or app 

  • Napping or non-napping schedules available

  • Annual educational classroom visits from community helpers like Utica's Fire and Police Departments

*potty training not required for toddler programs 


Dedicated to helping your child reach their developmental milestones and academic goals...

Dedicated to helping your child reach their developmental milestones and academic goals...

You’ll find carefully created hands-on experiences at our facilities that allow your child to grow and develop by leaps and bounds. Your child will have the best advantage in education once you choose The Children’s Center.

We embrace the principles set forth by Maria Montessori and emphasize year-round, hands-on learning. Speak with our certified staff in Utica, NY, about your child’s education today – call 315-525-1576 leave a message).