Easterseals Children’s Academy and Children’s Center are currently enrolling children 2.8-5years of age in the Full-Day/Full-Year Preschool-School Readiness program at all locations.
The Children’s Academy and Children’s Center have taken every measure to ensure the safety of the children and staff. Guidance has been provided by the Department of Public Health, CDC, OEC, the Nurse Consultant and the Physician Consultant. The program will follow all Ordinances from the Governor’s Office.
It is important to know that staff will diligently follow health and safety protocols. In addition to the health checks, staff will use personal protection and handwashing, wash and disinfect materials, toys, furniture and flat surfaces throughout the day. The janitorial staff will clean and disinfect the classrooms and common areas of the building daily.
Please be advised that your child will not be able to attend the program if he/she has a temperature of 100 degrees or higher, and/or other symptoms such as, but not limited to, coughing, shortness of breath, diarrhea, vomiting, body aches, chills, or if your child has been exposed to any COVID 19 symptoms at home. Health checks at arrival will be conducted by a trained designee until further notice.
Face Masks: Child face masks are required for children 3yrs of age and older.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack are provided daily, at no additional cost.
Tuition Fees: Tuition fees are calculated on a sliding-fee scale based on gross annual earnings and family size.
For additional information please contact the Site Managers listed below:
Children’s Academy East Campus, 128 Avenue of Industry, Waterbury
Site Manager, Pamela Anderson-Ketcham, 203-591-1814 ext#3, firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Academy West Campus, 22 Tompkins St, Waterbury
Site Manager, Rebecca Demaida, 203-754-5141, ext#255, email@example.com
Children’s Center, 172 Grandview Ave, Waterbury
Site Manager, Gail Gatling-Ellison, 203-437-8969 ext#238, firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Academy Meriden Campus, 125 Broad St, Meriden
Site Manager, Glenda Duke, 203-686-1438 ext#1, email@example.com
Children's Academy/Children's Center Information
The Children's Academy/Children's Center provides an inclusive, high quality early care and education that promotes a child's social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth. We offer a full day, year-round program, parental support and a School Readiness program to prepare children for Kindergarten success. The Children's Academy/Children's Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Each state-licensed facility features: developmentally appropriate curriculum; certified staff in CPR/First-Aid, and an all-accessible playground with skid-proof surface and tricycle track.
Children's Academy/Children's Center locations:
|West Campus22 Tompkins StreetWaterbury, CT 06708Contact: Rebecca DeMaida, 203.754.5141 ext. 255, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Children ages: 2.8 to 5 years|
128 Avenue of IndustryWaterbury, CT 06705
|Contact: Pamela Anderson-Ketcham, 203.591.1814 ext. 103, email@example.com|
|Children ages: 12 months to 5 years|
125 Broad StreetMeriden, CT 06450Contact: Glenda Duke, 203.686.1438, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Children ages: 2.8 to 5 years|
172 Grandview Avenue
Click the link below to download an application.
2022 Children's Academy Application - Preschool
2022 Children's Academy Application - Toddler
Email completed applications to: Cindy Pirro, Director of Children's Programs, email@example.com
Income based for Waterbury/Meriden residents in the 3-5 year old School Readiness Program.
Register your child today! Openings are still available.