FAQs

If your child becomes ill with any of the following – fever, diarrhea, vomiting, rash, and/or sever coughing – parents will be contacted immediately and must pick up their child from the center within an hour.

Payments are due on the 1st of every month. We will extend a five-day grace period for payments made in full. After the fifth day you will be charged a late payment fee of $5 per day until payment is received.

You can come into any of our centers to pick up an enrollment packet, or you can e-mail us at littlescholarsnyc@gmail.com, or you can fill out an enrollment packet on our website, www.littlescholarsnyc.com.

We do not believe in or use punishment. We believe that by redirecting unwanted behaviors we are able to stop these behaviors and prevent them from happening again in the future. Therefore, our method is redirecting any behavior that is not accepted by allowing the child to have some quiet time within the group though engaging in an individualized activity until unwanted behavior stops.

All our teachers have had training in early childhood education. Our lead teachers have advanced degrees and licenses in childhood education. Our teaching assistants all have yearly training as mandated by the latest NYS DOHMH.

During the enrollment period you must notify our staff members of any and all allergies that your child has, so we will refrain from exposing them. If your child has special dietary restriction, you are more then welcome to provide your own food that we will store and provide to the child at meal and snack time.

We cannot and will not administer any medication, over the counter or prescription. We will only administer first aid as needed, along with topical antibacterial ointment.

We strive to have every child experience and learn something new every day. We want every child to walk away every day happy, smiling, and a little more informed about the world around them then they were the day before. Children follow a schedule that allows them to learn, experience, explore, and learn in a progressive and productive manner.

Depending on the type of emergency, parents will be contacted as quickly as possible. They will be notified as to the type of emergency and expected to proceed in the matter in a helpful and attentive manner.

If your child has an allergic reaction, you will be notified right away. You are expected to come to the center right away. We can call 911 if you feel that you cannot come in a timely manner. We will administer first aid and help as is allowed by the NYS DOHMH.