The Elizabeth Mascia Child Care Center offers a broad range of services for families with children with programs for all ages.
New York State Office of Children & Family Services requirements regarding the required ratio of staff members to children and the maximum allowed sizes of groups are followed for all programs. All children will be supervised at all times by qualified staff members according to those same requirements.
The Elizabeth Mascia Child Care Center provides nutritious and age-appropriate breakfasts, lunches and snacks daily at the main center. There is no additional charge for meals and snacks at the main center. A weekly menu is posted in each classroom. Food provided by the center is peanut and sesame free.
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Program Length: Four or five days-a-week, Fifty-two weeks-a-year
Inclusion Program in collaboration with The Children’s School, offered for and with children with developmental disabilities.
Opportunity for enrollment in After-School Program when child reaches appropriate age
We have three preschool groups, all located in our Sheldon Avenue center. Forty-nine children aged three to five are enrolled for full day services. There are two groups of three year olds. One of these groups is a collaborative classroom with The Children’s School. Please see the Inclusion Program page for further details. The third preschool group is made up of twenty-one four year-olds.
The Preschool Program is available Monday through Friday year round beginning at 7:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m.
Enrolled preschoolers attend from three to five full days per week. The Preschool Program is offered fifty-two weeks per year. All enrolled preschoolers are offered the opportunity to attend the After School program when they reach the appropriate age.
Typical Daily Pre-Schooler’s Schedule
7am – 9am: Arrival/free play
9am: Breakfast (included)
9:30am: Circle Time
10am: Learning Centers Blocks, house corner, computer time, arts and crafts
11am: Outside Play
12pm: Lunch prep/bathroom
12:15pm: Lunch (included)
1pm – 3pm: Nap on Cot
3:15pm: Snack (included)
3:30pm: Outside play or free play activies inside