Preschool

Mindful, Kind Kids: World Kindness Day

| WED, NOV 13, 2019

“Hello friends! Now let’s all sing and wave hello.” I have been telling stories in the nursery school classrooms for four years now. We often get to celebrate Shabbat together…

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Helping Families Make the Most of the 14Y Community

| TUE, OCT 08, 2019

At the 14th Street Y, we are proud to offer excellent educational programs for young children. In our Preschool and signature Prelude to Preschool programs, outstanding teachers help toddlers and young…

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The 14th Street Y Way

| THU, AUG 08, 2019

It’s been several months since we returned from our wonderful 10-day study tour in Reggio, Italy. Loris Malaguzzi once stated, “It is urgent for us to underline that children’s intelligence…

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Embarking on a Reggio Adventure

| FRI, MAR 29, 2019

As the Director of Preschool at the 14th Street Y, I’m often asked about Reggio Emilia. What is it? Is it important for my child? The Reggio Emilia approach is an educational…

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Finding the Right Kindergarten

| TUE, MAR 26, 2019

As the Exmissions Specialist in the 14th Street Y Preschool, I have the pleasure of helping Pre-K families navigate the New York City world of kindergarten admissions. As applying to kindergarten in New York City can…

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A Sense of Pride

| TUE, JUN 12, 2018

A sense of pride overwhelms my body every time I step into the 14th street Y. I am beyond proud of the work we are accomplishing in the Preschool and…

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Grey + Mary Beth: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| THU, DEC 21, 2017

  I started working with Grey in the Early Intervention Program this summer. I was working with him at home three times a week. I knew then that he would…

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JAR: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| WED, DEC 20, 2017

I have a lot of friends who have been LABA fellows over the years. I first began my conversation with the LABA team because of my other theater project that I’ve…

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Ronit: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| TUE, DEC 19, 2017

I find community at the 14th Street Y, with LABA, with parents of my kids’ friends, at their school, and my synagogue, Lab-Shul. When we go, it feels like a…

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Michael: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| MON, DEC 18, 2017

When I heard about the opening for the role of Preschool Director at the 14th Street Y and saw how the preschool is in the middle of this very vibrant…

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