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31-10 Thomson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101
LaGuardia Community College
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Early Childhood Learning Center
Early Childhood Learning Center Programs Inc. (ECLC)
Student parents – you’ve made a great decision to attend college. At LaGuardia, we want our students to have the most supportive environment possible so they can successfully accomplish their educational goals. We provide a high-quality, on-campus childcare program where your young children can be near you and receive a fun, engaging education that will prepare them for tomorrow's success.
We’re licensed by the New York City Department of Health And Mental Hygiene and New York State Office of Children and Family Services, and we’re affiliated with the New York State Education National Accreditation – National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) as well as the NYC Department of Education – Pre-K For All program.
The Infant Toddler Program
offers children ages 12 months to 2.9 years a nurturing environment for investigation and exploration.
The Preschool Program
offers curriculum for children from 2.10 to 5 years of age. Grouped according to their ability levels, children are afforded opportunities for exploration, independence, socialization and motor development.
Pre-K for All
is a free program for four-year-old children, September through June, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Find out more
The Extended Day Program
offers both an early childhood and school age component for children ages 3-12.
is provided by an organization which provides speech, occupational, physical and behavioral modification therapy in an integrated special needs classroom.
The Saturday Program
provides enriching and developmentally appropriate recreational programs for children 3-12 years of age.
is available for children ages 5-12 years of age, when Department of Education is closed during winter & spring breaks.
offers children ages 5-12 a fun-filled summer of activities, such as trips, swimming, gym, arts and crafts, theme days and more!
Free Programs for Families
Find free and low-cost family activities from
Growing Up NYC
, and check out their summer guide.
SchoolFood NYC provides free summer meals, Monday through Friday for everyone 18 years old and younger
at participating schools, pools, parks, and libraries. No ID, registration or documentation necessary.
Explore New York City’s museums and attractions with Culture Pass. If you have a library card, you can get
free admission to dozens of cultural institutions
Enrollment Request Form
Child & Adolescent Health Examination Form
ECLC Leave of Absence
Schedule Change Form
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 7:45 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday: 7:45 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
7:50 a.m.–6 p.m.
7:50 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
*During Fall I and Spring I sessions only. Parents must bring a lunch.
SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM
5-12 years of Age
Sonya Evariste, MS.Ed