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UPDATED JANUARY 2014: Find preschools, private or public schools, after-school education programs and classes for kids on Long Island in Nassau County including Oyster Bay, Glen Cove, Long Beach, and North Hempstead, and Suffolk County, including Babylon, Islip, Huntington, and Smithtown.

NASSAU COUNTY

Educational Services

DORIS M. APTEKAR, PHD

School Psychologist/Bilingual Psychologist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor,
516-484-6351
Email [email protected]

Dr. Aptekar has more than 35 years of experience working as a school psychologist, psychotherapist, and hypnotherapist with children and adults of varying needs. Dr. Aptekar works in groups or individually to help you and your loved ones achieve goals such as motivation, socialization, self-esteem, academic achievement, social judgment, and more. She has worked with all age groups and with the special needs population. Dr. Aptekar is available for CSE, IEP, and 504 meetings.

C2 EDUCATION

6300 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 4, Commack
631-493-9300
C2 Plainview
631 Old Country Road, Plainview
516-835-1815
Email [email protected]

C2 Education began as a private tutoring program run out of a Harvard dorm room and is now the fastest-growing education enterprise in the country. C2’s mission is to make good students even better. Our tutoring programs encourage a high level of student-tutor interaction and focus on the entire academic experience, not just test taking. C2 tutors personally customize programs to the academic and skills profile of each student. C2 students improve an average of 360 points on the SAT, and 70 percent score a 4 or 5 on AP exams.

CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF NASSAU, INC

925 Hempstead Turnpike, Suite 400, Franklin Square
516-358-9288
Email [email protected]

Child Care Council of Nassau, quality assured by Child Care Aware of America, is a private, not-for-profit organization serving the community since 1972. As the leading resource agency in Nassau County for early care and education, CCCN provides child care counseling and preschool referrals to families, professional development and technical assistance to the child care workforce, and consulting services to employers. CCCN serves as an informational resource and public voice for child care issues facing Nassau’s diverse communities. CCCN believes “Every Day Counts in the Life of a Child.”

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTERS (LI)

884 Merrick Road, Baldwin
516-867-4041
607 E. Main St., Bay Shore
631-968-5100
79-81 Westbury Ave., Carle Place
516-747-5600
Elwood Shopping Center
1928B Jericho Turnpike, East Northport
631-462-8900
Phillips Plaza
639 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-568-1900
1506 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
516-365-4455
South Gate Shopping Center
49-34 Merrick Road, Massapequa Park
516-799-9500
Gateway Plaza
499-5 Sunrise Highway, Patchogue
631-289-4900
Smithtown Shopping Center
8 Miller Place, Smithtown
631-360-0422
Email [email protected]

Huntington is your tutoring solution for students in grades K-12. At Huntington, our certified teachers will help your child achieve his or her academic goals. We offer tutoring in basic skills such as reading, vocabulary, phonics, spelling, math, and study skills, as well as subject tutoring in high school math and science. We also work with students to prepare them for high-stakes tests including high school entrance exams, state tests, Advance Placement exams, and the SAT or ACT.

LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH

LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160

The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the increasing recognition of society’s special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The Long Island University Center for Gifted Youth brings together two important elements of education for the gifted extraordinary teachers recruited from leading high schools, middle schools and elementary schools in the metropolitan area and university-level facilities. These two factors, combined with an administrative and psychological team schooled in the needs of gifted children, give the program at LIU Post unique strengths in producing positive benefits for young people admitted to the program.

LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH

LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160

The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the increasing recognition of society’s special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The Long Island University Center for Gifted Youth brings together two important elements of education for the gifted extraordinary teachers recruited from leading high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools in the metropolitan area and university-level facilities. These two factors, combined with an administrative and psychological team schooled in the needs of gifted children, give the program at LIU Post unique strengths in producing positive benefits for young people admitted to the program.

MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS

414 Central Avenue, Cedarhurst
516-569-1500
11 Great Neck Road, Great Neck
516-482-MATH (6284)
381 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-881-7997
1003 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park
516-616-MATH (6284)
217A Mineola Avenue, Roslyn Heights
516-484-MATH (6284)
110 Jackson Avenue, Syosset 516-944-MATH (6284)
3430 Sunrise Highway, Wantagh
516-799-MATH (6284)

Mathnasium Learning Centers, with more than 400 locations in the U.S. (and eight locations in Nassau County), offer “math-only” year-round educational programs in a supportive setting for children to develop much-needed math skills and build confidence in their abilities. Developed by a math professor over the course of 30 years, the Mathnasium method is designed for children of all ages and skill levels. Mathnasium offers an environment in which children develop the mathematics understanding they will need to succeed in the information age.

MUSIC INSTITUTE OF LONG ISLAND

Community Reformed Church, Manhasset
516-627-7052

Music Institute of Long Island, staffed by exceptional instructors, is Long Island's premier music school since 1990. Programs include violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, piano, voice, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, tuba, and drums; jazz improvisation; and lessons in traditional, Suzuki, and ABRSM methods for students ages 3-99 years, from beginner to advanced. MILI offers glee club singers, chamber music, theory, and NYSSMA and college preparation. New drum circle for ages 3 through adult. Students perform eight times a year at Steinway Hall, Carnegie Hall, and for various charities. We have won first prize in competitions.

THE LANGUAGE WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN

Locations in Manhasset and New York City, NY
800-731-0830

Parents magazine named The Language Workshop for Children one of “6 Classes Worth the $$.” LWFC- Manhasset offers preschools, classes, and camps to teach French, Spanish, Italian, and Mandarin Chinese to ages 6 months through 9 years through immersion enriched songs, stories, activities, and more. LWFC materials won six major children’s media awards. Since 1973, their renowned program has combined emotion with proven educational methods. CNN called director Thibaut “one of a very few experts in teaching languages to small children.”

THE READING/WRITING LEARNING CLINIC AT THE JOAN AND ARNOLD SALTZMAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER OF HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY

131 Hofstra University
516-463-5805
Email [email protected]

The Reading/Writing Learning Clinic of the Joan and Arnold Saltzman Center at Hofstra University is dedicated to providing literacy support to children and youth in an environment where learners have the safety and support that allow them to take risks and gain confidence as they move toward developing mature control of literacy skills. The clinic is committed to valuing students’ linguistic and cultural lives and to incorporate students’ experiences with literacy in innovative ways to help them develop their strengths and identities as readers and writers for the 21st century.

VILLAGE EAST GIFTED

33 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 215 , Huntington Station
631-549-2313
Email [email protected]

Village East Gifted offers an enrichment program that will challenge and engage gifted and talented students in all academic subjects. Its “school-extension” gifted program has more than 280 students in grades pre-kindergarten through high school, all of whom have placed in the 90th percentile or higher on national tests with IQ scores between 130-170. VEG emphasizes the importance of advanced writing skills while implementing rigorous, highly innovative curriculum. Classes are held seven days a week after school, in the evenings, and on weekends. Private enrichment is also offered at an hourly rate.

Parochial Schools

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT - DIOCESE OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE

50 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre
516-678-5800 x278
Email [email protected]

Long Island’s Catholic elementary schools are a community of schools coordinated by the Diocese of Rockville Centre that share a commitment to academic excellence and faith formation. A more structured school environment, higher expectations, more attention to discipline, and an underlying system of values that is integrated with the curriculum helps to develop the mind, body, and spirit of Catholic school students. Highly experienced teachers, creative classrooms, computer instruction, and innovative reading programs accelerate academic achievement. A Catholic education prepares children for life’s journey. Learn more at licatholicelementaryschools.org.

SMITHTOWN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Early Learning Center, 1 Higbie Drive, Smithtown
631-265-3334
Email learnwithscs.org

Smithtown Christian School offers a high quality education with a vision to raise students who have a passion to change the world, a mind for Truth, and a heart for God. Smithtown Christian School provides a Biblical worldview-focused education for students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Happy Time Preschool and the Early Learning Center are designed to give young children a loving and safe place to learn and discover with after-school hours until 6pm. Call for more information on how you can join the Smithtown Christian School family.

Preschools 

GROWING TREE NORTH

275 Warner Ave., Roslyn Heights
516-625-9080
The Growing Tree Nursery School
140 E. Broadway, Roslyn
516-625-9080
Email [email protected]

Our learning center, for children 3 months to 5 years, mirrors the philosophy of our other prestigious location, family owned and operated since 1979. Director Dawn Friedman, M.S., is actively involved and understands individual needs of children and families. A creative curriculum inspires children to learn through play and exploration and achieve important social, emotional, and self-sufficient skills. Computers, music, Italian, and American Sign Language offered. Licensed by The Office of Children and Family Services. Staff is CPR- and first aid-certified. Fully air-conditioned classroom, library, nature room, and indoor gyms. Spacious outdoor playgrounds.

GROWING TREE NURSERY SCHOOL

140 E. Broadway, Roslyn
516-621-9009
The Growing Tree North of Roslyn, Inc.
275 Warner Ave., Roslyn Heights
516-625-9080
Email [email protected]

Overlooking the scenic Roslyn duck pond, this child-centered school is family-owned and operated since 1979. Our caring, friendly environment provides warmth, support, and guidance. Director Dawn Friedman, M.S., is actively involved and understands individual needs of children and families. Licensed by The Office of Children and Family Services. Registered with New York State Department of Education. Programs for children ages 2-5. Classrooms are air-conditioned and our outdoor playground is fully equipped. Computer classes and Italian lessons offered. New Apple computer room with iPads and Apple computers. Enrollment is ongoing.

ROMPER ROOM NURSERY SCHOOL

133 Hillside Ave., Williston Park
516-746-8606
275 Lakeville Road, Great Neck
516-466-8906

Offering a unique learning experience for more than 36 years, we are renowned for our confidence-building program, individualized attention, and safe environment. Dedicated teachers nurture each child to reach his or her fullest potential. Curriculum includes reading readiness, other languages, basic science, math, arts and crafts, music, story time, and field trips for children ages 2-5 years. Assistants personally drive buses. The Romp with Mom program features diversified activities for 12-24 months. See-U-Later is a two-hour separation class for 24- to 36-month-olds. Ask about our extended hours program or stop in for a free trial class.

ROMPER ROOM NURSERY SCHOOL

133 Hillside Ave., Wiliston Park
516-746-8606
275 Lakeville Road, Great Neck
516-466-8906

Offering a unique learning experience for over 36 years, we are renowned for our confidence-building program, individualized attention, and safe environment. Dedicated teachers nurture each child to reach his/her fullest potential. Curriculum includes reading readiness, other languages, basic science, math, arts & crafts, music, story time, and field trips for children ages 2-5 years. Assistants personally drive buses. The Romp with Mom program features diversified activities for 12-24 months. See-U-Later is a 2-hour separation class for 24-36 months. Ask about our extended hours program or stop in for a free trial class.

Private Schools 

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL

354 Lakeville Road, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email [email protected]

Countryside Montessori School was founded in 1998. We were founded with the aim of providing a high quality early childhood education based upon the philosophy, methods and techniques developed 100 years ago by educational pioneer and Nobel prize nominee Dr. Maria Montessori. Our children become responsible for their own learning and their own behavior. They learn to respect themselves and others. Everything in our school is designed to encourage and aid the child’s natural curiosity.

THE WALDORF SCHOOL OF GARDEN CITY

225 Cambridge Ave., Garden City
516-742-3434
Email [email protected]

The Waldorf School of Garden City is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school serving early childhood through 12th grade. Established in 1947, the Waldorf School has been preparing students for college and beyond for more than 65 years. At the heart of our curriculum is a fundamental understanding of child development fostered by our dedicated and highly qualified teachers. Our farm campus in New Hampshire enriches students’ learning through direct contact with the natural world. Discover more by arranging a personal visit. Explore our website, waldorfgarden.org, and discover our philosophy and curriculum.

Special Education

JANINE STIENE SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY, P.C.
213 Hallock Road, Suite 6, Stony Brook
631-689-6858
631 Commack Road, Suite 1B
Commack
631-493-5859
1500 William Floyd Parkway, Suite 303,
East Yaphank
631-775-8203
2410 N. Ocean Ave., Suite 202, Farmingville
631-346-3334
Email [email protected]

Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, is owner and operator of Suffolk Center for Speech. Along with her group of therapists, she supports families and children across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, and expressive and receptive language disorders (adults and children). Intensive feeding therapy for individuals who suffer from texture and consistency aversions and FEES—Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing—are also offered. There is a total of seven affiliated offices across Long Island, all participating with most major health insurance companies and offering evening and Saturday hours.

NYU SUMMER PROGRAM FOR KIDS

At The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle
516-358-1811

A seven-week, evidence-based, therapeutic day program exclusively for children ages 7-11 with ADHD and behavior disorders. The focus of the program is to build self-esteem and help children develop attentional, organizational, and friendship skills. Clinical psychologists and qualified teachers supervise undergraduate and graduate-level counselors. There is a 1:1 or 1:2 teacher-to-student ratio. The program is directed by Dr. Karen Fleiss, a nationally renowned clinical psychologist and expert in the treatment of children with ADHD. Enrollment is limited.

THE HAGEDORN LITTLE VILLAGE SCHOOL, JACK JOEL CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN

750 Hicksville Road, Seaford
516-520-6000
Email [email protected]

HLVS is a not-for-profit school highly regarded for providing outstanding educational and therapeutic services for children with a wide range of developmental disabilities. HLVS provides year-round programs and services that include diagnostic evaluations and treatment, early intervention, a preschool, an elementary school, and SEIT and related services. Services provided on-site, in homes, nursery schools, and day care centers include speech, feeding, occupational, physical, and movement therapy; behavior management or Applied Behavior Analysis; counseling; and support groups.

VARIETY CHILD LEARNING CENTER SOCIAL SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

47 Humphrey Drive, Syosset
516-921-7171

Variety Child Learning Center offers social skills training programs for children and teens ages 4-16 with social difficulties. Sessions are held in the summer, fall, winter, and spring. In September, VCLC introduced social skills training groups for 3-year-olds. Call for information about this exciting new offering. For more information and exact dates, please contact the Social Skills Program Coordinator via email at [email protected] or at 516-921-7171.

VINCENT SMITH SCHOOL
322 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington
516-365-4900
Email [email protected]

The Vincent Smith School is a coeducational day school for students with learning disabilities in grades 4-12. The mission of the Vincent Smith School is dedicated to providing a small, supportive setting where we “Believe and Achieve…It is Okay to Learn Differently.” Through differentiated instruction, hands–on activities, and interdisciplinary instruction, students are provided with the necessary educational, emotional. and social support necessary for success.


SUFFOLK COUNTY

 

Charter/Public Schools

 

RIVERHEAD CHARTER SCHOOL

3685 Middle Country Road, Calverton
631-369-5800

 

Riverhead Charter School is tuition free and offers a private school environment in a public school setting for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. RCS offers full day kindergarten, uniforms, 90 minutes of reading and 80 minutes of math daily, Spanish classes, hands-on technology, learning explorations, enrichment classes, a longer school year and school day, and a new state-of-the-art facility. RCS has highly certified NYS teachers and classes for ESL and students with special needs. Call 631-369-5800 x2250 today to schedule a tour.

Educational Services

 

CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.

60 Calvert Ave., Commack
631-462-0303

 

Child Care Council of Suffolk, quality assured by Child Care Aware of America, is a private, not-for-profit organization serving the community since 1972. As the leading resource agency in Suffolk County for early care and education, CCCS provides child care counseling and preschool referrals to families, professional development and technical assistance to the child care workforce, and consulting services to employers. CCCS serves as an informational resource and public voice for child care issues facing Suffolk’s diverse communities. CCCS believes “Every day counts in the life of a child.”

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTERS (LI)

884 Merrick Road, Baldwin
516-867-4041
607 E. Main St., Bay Shore
631-968-5100
79-81 Westbury Ave., Carle Place
516-747-5600
Elwood Shopping Center
1928B Jericho Turnpike, East Northport
631-462-8900
Phillips Plaza
639 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-568-1900
1506 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
516-365-4455
South Gate Shopping Center
49-34 Merrick Road, Massapequa Park
516-799-9500
Gateway Plaza
499-5 Sunrise Highway, Patchogue
631-289-4900
Smithtown Shopping Center
8 Miller Place, Smithtown
631-360-0422
Email [email protected]

 

Huntington is your tutoring solution for students in grades K-12. At Huntington, our certified teachers will help your child achieve his or her academic goals. We offer tutoring in basic skills such as reading, vocabulary, phonics, spelling, math, and study skills, as well as subject tutoring in high school math and science. We also work with students to prepare them for high-stakes tests including high school entrance exams, state tests, Advance Placement exams, and the SAT or ACT.

LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH

LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160

 

The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the increasing recognition of society’s special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The Long Island University Center for Gifted Youth brings together two important elements of education for the gifted extraordinary teachers recruited from leading high schools, middle schools and elementary schools in the metropolitan area and university-level facilities. These two factors, combined with an administrative and psychological team schooled in the needs of gifted children, give the program at LIU Post unique strengths in producing positive benefits for young people admitted to the program.

LONG ISLAND FRENCH

29 Richmond Blvd, Sayville
631-428-0340

 

We specialize in early childhood second language development. Our program is designed to maximize your child’s learning potential and improve his or her overall academic performance. We utilize an interactive teaching method that includes songs, games, and role-play. Classes are taught by a native French instructor who has more than 10 years of experience. We are located in Miller Place and Sayville. Our program is available year-round for children ages 3-12. We now offer a Mommy and Me class for students younger than age 3. Visit us at longislandfrench.com.

Parochial Schools 

 

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT - DIOCESE OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE

50 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre
516-678-5800 x278
Email [email protected]

 

Long Island’s Catholic elementary schools are a community of schools coordinated by the Diocese of Rockville Centre that share a commitment to academic excellence and faith formation. A more structured school environment, higher expectations, more attention to discipline, and an underlying system of values that is integrated with the curriculum helps to develop the mind, body, and spirit of Catholic school students. Highly experienced teachers, creative classrooms, computer instruction, and innovative reading programs accelerate academic achievement. A Catholic education prepares children for life’s journey. Learn more at licatholicelementaryschools.org.

HOLY ANGELS REGIONAL SCHOOL

1 Division St. , Patchogue
631-475-2641

 

Since 1923, Holy Angels Regional School has illuminated the hearts and minds of students through academic excellence and the values of the Catholic faith. The school's mission is to provide each student the opportunity to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically in an environment that is safe, warm, and caring. Children’s success is based on by the collaboration of parents, pastors, teachers, and administration. Each child is unique in the eyes of God and has special talents and gifts. Your child can be a part of this legacy of accomplishment. Holy Angels Regional School: Academic, Affordable, Angelic.

SMITHTOWN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Early Learning Center, 1 Higbie Drive, Smithtown
631-265-3334

 

Smithtown Christian School offers a high quality education with a vision to raise students who have a passion to change the world, a mind for Truth, and a heart for God. Smithtown Christian School provides a Biblical worldview-focused education for students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Happy Time Preschool and the Early Learning Center are designed to give young children a loving and safe place to learn and discover with after-school hours until 6pm. Call for more information on how you can join the Smithtown Christian School family.

SS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS SCHOOL

105 Half Hollow Road, Deer Park
631-667-6229

 

Our School Spirit Is The Holy Spirit – Catch It! Ss. Cyril and Methodius School is a Catholic elementary school educating children of all faiths from nursery through eighth grade. We offer after-care, Spanish, computer programming, physical education, art and music classes, as well as a gifted and talented program, Distinguished Scholar, and Thinking Outside the Box. Many of our graduates earn scholarships to Catholic high schools and all were accepted to the high school of their choice. Make an appointment today to come see all we have to offer your family.

ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL

25 Church St., Ronkonkoma
631-588-4760

 

Our mission is to educate the whole child. We lead students ages 3 to eighth grade to become life-long learners. Students have daily interactions, instruction, and assessments, which develop intellectual, social, spiritual, and emotional development and strength of character. Our philosophy is one of respect and appreciation for individual differences. Each child is encouraged to meet his or her full potential through milestones set forth by the Common Core State Standards and Diocesan guidelines. We provide up-to-date curriculum and materials, state-of-the-art technology, clubs, extracurricular activities, and much more.

ST. PATRICK YOUTH COMMUNITY

280 E. Main St., Smithtown
631-724-1261

 

Smithtown's best kept secret is St. Patrick Youth. Our programs include before- and after-school care, a youth learning center for ages 3-5 years, and, coming in fall 2014, a structured program for 2-year-olds. Summer camp is just around the corner—don’t miss it and sign up today! Sign up now for spring deck hockey, summer baseball and softball, and our new lacrosse camp. Call us today for information on any of our programs.

Preschools 

 

BUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL

29 Pinewood Drive, Commack
631-499-1237

 

We are an early childhood learning center focused on educating young children. We offer parent and child groups, nursery and preschool classes, and child care options. As a NYS-accredited special education program serving children and their families for 30 years, we provide special instruction, ABA, speech, occupational and physical therapy, psychological services, and diagnostic services to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. We develop skills that enable children to attain their highest potential, while building self-esteem and independence. Services can be provided at home, at the center, or within your community. New summer recreation program available.

EASTER SEALS NEW YORK J&B CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

4834-4832 Sunrise Highway , Sayville
631-731-4454

 

Located conveniently on Sunrise Highway in Sayville, Easter Seals New York J&B Child Development Center offers creative curriculum half-day programs for preschool children ages 3-5. We welcome children in diapers and pull-ups! Our highly trained, NYS-certified staff provides a safe and friendly environment for students to learn, play, and grow. Competitive rates apply. Call 631-731-4454. Sign up today and receive the second month tuition free! Expires Jan. 31.

MONTESSORI CHILDREN OF PORT JEFFERSON STATION

1660 Route 112, Suite B, Port Jefferson Station
631-320-3030

 

Many parents are questioning the quality of today’s education experience. Children have benefited from the Montessori method of education for more than 100 years. In addition to meeting your child’s social, emotional, creative, and intellectual needs, our Montessori school will give your child the foundation they will use continually in their school experience and later life. We look forward to you allowing us the opportunity to work with your child toward their success. Please call for a tour.

ORGANIKIDS

10 Locust Ave., Oakdale
631-319-7449

 

At OrganiKids we want to change the perception of what "day care" should be and to far exceed the expectations of parents. OrganiKids partners with parents to plant the seed and grow the right foundation for future learning and health. As a part of this philosophy, we incorporate hands-on learning experiences and all natural organic foods into the curriculum. Additionally, we use earth-friendly school supplies and cleaning products to promote sustainability. Help us plant the seed and watch your child grow at OrganiKids, where we nurture by nature.

ST. DAVID'S DAY SCHOOL

573 Roanoke Ave., Riverhead
631-369-8081

 

St. David’s mission is to provide a quality early childhood program that promotes the physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and cultural development of the whole child in a safe, nurturing, and developmentally appropriate child-centered learning environment while meeting the needs of each child and family. In addition to offering a program from September-June, St. David’s offers a seven-week summer program that engages the children in many indoor and outdoor activities revolving around themes such as Under the Sea, Bugs, and author Eric Carle.

THE RINX PRESCHOOL ACADEMY

660 Terry Road, Hauppauge
631-232-3222
Email [email protected]

 

The Rinx Preschool Academy provides a safe, nurturing, and healthy environment for children ages 2-5 years. The Rinx Preschool is a NYS-licensed facility that meets and exceeds all state regulations and requirements. We provide high quality, creative, and developmentally appropriate programs that lead children to build a foundation upon which positive social relationships and strong self-esteem are built. Accepting registrations for the 2014-2015 school year, limited openings for 2013-2014. Call today for a guided tour!

Private Schools 

 

THE BRIDGES ACADEMY

339 Snedecor Ave., West Islip
631-358-5035
Email [email protected]

 

The Bridges Academy is independent school for toddlers through eighth grade. We focus on character, confidence, and knowledge providing students with a rigorous and academically enriched program. Our early learning program lays a foundation for a lifetime of learning. The K-8 program tracks students individually to achieve their best, preparing them to excel in high school and college. Open houses: Jan. 25 and Feb. 8, 1-4 pm. Enrichment camp available June 2014. Schedule a tour today!

Special Education

 

TEACH CONSULTING SERVICES, INC.

153 Main St., Suite 1, Sayville
631-244-7280
Email [email protected]

 

An educational advocate for more than 15 years, Eileen Tyznar provides services that empower parents with knowledge and advocacy skills to help maximize their child’s academic potential and social success. At TEACH, we provide an effective approach for obtaining educational programs and related services designed to meet the unique needs of every child. Let TEACH help you “Navigate the Special Education Maze.” We offer early intervention, 504 Plans, CPSE/CSE meetings, parent coaching, and K-12 tutoring services.

THE FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE AT THE CHAI CENTER

501 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills
631-351-8672

 

The Friendship Circle at The Chai Center extends a helping hand to families who have children with special needs, involving them in a full range of fun and social programs. It is about providing friendships through socialization opportunities such as The Friends at Home program where dedicated teenage volunteers from the community visit the homes of children with special needs to have fun! It's about making a difference in the lives of all involved in a fun and meaningful way with social opportunities supported by The Friendship Circle.

THE HAGEDORN LITTLE VILLAGE SCHOOL, JACK JOEL CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN

750 Hicksville Road, Seaford
516-520-6000
Email [email protected]

 

HLVS is a not-for-profit school highly regarded for providing outstanding educational and therapeutic services for children with a wide range of developmental disabilities. HLVS provides year-round programs and services that include diagnostic evaluations and treatment, early intervention, a preschool, an elementary school, and SEIT and related services. Services provided on-site, in homes, nursery schools, and day care centers include speech, feeding, occupational, physical, and movement therapy; behavior management or Applied Behavior Analysis; counseling; and support groups.

VINCENT SMITH SCHOOL

322 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington
516-365-4900
Email [email protected]

 

The Vincent Smith School is a coeducational day school for students with learning disabilities in grades 4-12. The mission of the Vincent Smith School is dedicated to providing a small, supportive setting where we “Believe and Achieve…It is Okay to Learn Differently.” Through differentiated instruction, hands–on activities, and interdisciplinary instruction, students are provided with the necessary educational, emotional. and social support necessary for success.

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