The Center for Early Learning (CEL) was founded in 1978 by a group of dedicated teachers and parents whose goal was to offer a quality preschool program to area children. The school strives toward this end by providing a developmentally appropriate educational experience for its children.
CEL holds an absolute charter granted by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York on behalf of the State Education Department.
Motto …where caring and learning shine through
To offer preschool children a structured learning program, which consists of a written curriculum, well designed classrooms, careful choice of learning materials, consistent application of rules of behavior and an assessment of each child’s development.
To create a classroom environment that encourages the development of independence, self-control and “quiet confidence”.
To promote the above through an educational program directed toward parents and the community at large through conferences, committees, projects and programs sponsored by CEL.
Our programs offer creative developmentally appropriate curriculum in all areas. We understand that children grow and learn at different rates and in different ways. We accommodate different learning styles by providing many ways to do things. The classrooms are arranged in learning centers with all material within the reach of children.