Child Care Center

Located at 108 Pine Street between Fulton Street and Ridgewood Avenue, our state of the art publicly funded day care center serves 72 children ages 2.6 to 4.

Our Center, where you can witness education in action, is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The Center subscribes to the Creative Curriculum philosophy and forty, four year olds, benefit from Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) classes, in addition to their enriched full day care day. UPK boosts children’s language development and early literacy skills as well as their math and science proficiency.

Fees are based on income, family size, and other criteria. Four slots are non-ACS funded or private slots.

If you have questions concerning our Child Care Center, please contact Felix Perez, Director, or Estrella Penedo his Assistant at (718) 647-5005.

Our Staff


The dedicated and talented Day Care Center Staff
Felix Perez (Director), Estrella Penedo (Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant), Melisa Caceres-Lazo, Rita Calle, and Elizabeth Ramirez (Group Teachers), Johana Sanchez, Lourdes Reyes, Dolores Carpio, and Sandra Hernandez (Assistant Teachers), Rosa AƱil, Sarah Fondeur, and Yenny Ramirez (Teacher Aides) Nelba Bonilla and Maria Cruz (kitchen staff) Ernestina Torres and Guido Arguello (Custodian and helper).