Universal Pre-K

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Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) programming is offered in Troy and Albany. Wraparound before and after school child care is also available in both locations.

Albany City School District
4-year-old UPK
We work collaboratively with the Albany City School District to provide an enriched early learning experience that reflects high quality Pre-K learning standards to prepare children for future success in kindergarten.

Eligibility

This program is for children who reside in the Albany City School District. Child must be 4 by Dec. 1st of the school year.

Hours

Our (UPK) program follows the school calendar schedule and operates from 8:00 am until 2:30 pm daily.

3-year-old UPK
We offer Expanded Pre-K program (EPK) in collaboration with the Albany City School District that focuses on high quality developmentally appropriate instruction for children three years of age. This program provides a nurturing environment where young children develop a love of learning and promotes social and emotional skills development.

Eligibility

This program is for children who reside in the Albany City School District. Child must be 3 by Dec. 1st of the school year.

Hours

Our EPK program follows the school calendar schedule and the hours of operation are 8:00am to 2:30 pm daily.

Troy City School District
4-year-old UPK
We offer Universal Pre-K in collaboration with the Troy City School District where children learn kindergarten readiness skills in a nurturing environment. This program follows the school district’s preschool curriculum and learning standards where children are excited about learning and discovery.

Eligibility

This program is for children who reside in the Troy City School District. Child must be 4 by Dec. 1st of the school year.

Hours

Troy City School District UPK operates on the school calendar schedule from 8:30-1:30 daily.

Albany and Troy City School Districts
Before & After Care (Wraparound)
Our 5 hour integrated and UPK programs offer before and after wrap around care from 7:30 am until 5:30 pm. We provide fun, structured activities and an afternoon snack. Care is also available during school vacation weeks.

Hours

Available from 7:30 am until program start, and from program end until 5:30 pm. On school vacation weeks, care is available from 7:30 am until 5:30 pm.

Find a location
We have integrated classrooms and centers throughout Albany and Troy school districts.