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Image of Roots of the Future Montessori, Clarence Roots of the Future Montessori, Clarence:
Roots of the Future is a private, nature-based Montessori Pre-school in Clarence NY, just 30 minutes west of downtown Buffalo, serving children ages 3-6. At Roots of the Future, your child is immersed in a Nature-Based education program where they carry out tasks and activities that benefit the environment. We offer a three day (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) or five day option. The school is set in an environment designed to inspire children to connect with the wonders of nature on a daily basis.  Children acquiring basic skills in this natural way gain an early enthusiasm for learning as their inner personal dignity, independence and self-discipline develop.

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Nature-Based Montessori Education Program for Children Ages 3-6:
- 3-day option (Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday)
- 5-day option (Monday-Friday)

Monte‚Äčssori Curriculum:
The curriculum of a Montessori education incorporates the traditional subjects (mathematics, history, science, biology, reading, writing, language, geometry, geography, art, music, etc.) as well as general life skills such as self-direction, self-discipline, and self-reliance.

- Principle-based Learning
- Developmentally Appropriate Activities
- Uniform Environments and Materials
- Purposeful Work
- Classroom Responsibility

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Address: 8970, Main Street, Clarence, Buffalo, New York 14031, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2018-11-29 were from:

Amherst NY;   Buffalo, New York;   Lancaster, NY;   Buffalo/NY/Blackrock;   and more.
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New Amsterdam School, New York City
Courses / Programs
The New Amsterdam School offers programs inspired by Waldorf curriculum for children from birth to age seven and beyond in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Established in 2006, it began as a grassroots alliance of educators, parents and community leaders determined to bring the benefits of Waldorf education to the Lower Manhattan community in New York City.

The school will open the doors to their grade school in the Fall of 2014! As the school grows the preschool will also expand to welcome more families into the school community.

We are conveniently located for families from the East Village, Lower East Side, West Village, Soho, Tribeca, Battery Park City, Dumbo and other Brooklyn Neighborhoods. We are easily reached by the F, J, M & Z trains as well as a number of city buses.

We are an independent, nonsectarian school dedicated to educating a diverse community of children and their parents. Our young program is part of the well-established Waldorf movement that today includes over 1000 schools and 1600 early childhood programs in 58 countries. Waldorf education is the fastest-growing independent school movement in the world.
Waldorf-based Education for Children from 0-7 years of age and beyond:

- Grade School Beginning in Fall 2014
- Maxed Age Kindergarten Classes
- 3 & 5-Day Morning Nursery Classes
- 3 7 5-Day Afternoon Nursery Classes
- Bridge classes
- Parent-Child Classes
- Parent-Infant Classes

Waldorf education is the fastest-growing independent school movement in the world.
The Mandell School
Courses / Programs
Mandell School is a co-educational institution for Toddlers through the Eighth Grade located on Manhattan's Upper West Side. We are committed to providing a nurturing educational environment for children and their families, which through intellectual stimulation and emotional support, enable them to become responsible, active citizens of the world.

Mandell School curriculum is well balanced, exceptionally rigorous, yet flexible enough to allow for a range of leaning styles. Mandell uses both traditional and progressive approaches to teaching, incorporating use of manipulatives, collaboration and hands on experiential learning.
Co-Ed School for Toddlers through 8th Grade:

- Pre-School Division
- Kindergarten Program
- Elementary Division
- Preparatory Division

As part of our curriculum we place a strong emphasis on Music, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages and Wellness/Athletics.
Oogie Art: Art Portfolio Development School
Courses / Programs
Oogie Art is the World's No.1 art portfolio preparatory school based on college and art award results alone. We are located in Manhattan, NY, Boston & Lexington, MA, and Shanghai, China.

Every year, we have help students gain admission with scholarships to their 1st choice colleges and universities.

These are the results from 2018:
2 students accepted from Harvard
1 student from Stanford, MIT, Yale
3 students from Cornell
2 students from Columbia University
+ and many more from SVA, RISD, Parsons, and Pratt.

The results of this year's 2019 for Early Action and Decision:
1 student accepted to Harvard
2 students accepted to Cornell

At Oogie, students will build college prep skills and develop diverse portfolios with varying levels of experience. Our rigorous classes hone student's technical skills in a range of media, as well as develop an extraordinary body of their own frameworks because our students follow a curriculum that is specifically based on their individual needs, goals and most immediate deadlines.

Class scheduling is extremely flexible - students register by the semester or year.
1. Art Portfolio Prep Program: Gr. 7-12 & Transfer
2. Junior Program: Grade 7-8
3. Art HS or Boarding School Art Portfolio and Audition Prep Program: Gr. 7-8
4. Young Talent program: Gr.4-6
5. AP Studio Art Program: Gr. 10-12
6. Foundation Program: Gr. 7 and Up
7. Curating and Art Research Program
8. Art College Counseling Service

- Painting/Drawing
- Illustration
- Perspective Drawing & Painting
- Figure Drawing & Painting
- Advanced Drawing & Painting
- Mixed Media & Collage
- Sculpture
- Group Crits
- Film & Animation
- Fashion Design
- Business of Design
- Graphic Design
- Digital Art
- Installation Art
Bay Ridge Preparatory School
Courses / Programs
Bay Ridge Prep is a private K-12, non-sectarian school in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NYC, offering lower, middle and high school programs. The school started in 1998 with 35 students and currently has over 250 students, spread out over two facilities. The instant and continued success of the school has been based on an outstanding professional team with a flexible approach to education.

Our faculty consists of a unique blend of teachers, educational and school psychologists, and professionals in their respective fields, coming together to create an environment that promotes both academic achievement and social maturity and growth.

Our teaching strategies are based on the most recent advances in educational research, with a focus on teaching to the multiple intelligences. The educational sessions are rich with instruction, dialogue, group work, projects, and feedback.
Education programs:

- Lower School program (Kindergarten-Grade 5)
- Middle School program (Grades 6-8)
- High School program (Upper School: Grades 9-12).

* We also have several programs to accommodate children with different learning styles.

* For children with specific learning disabilities, we have the Bridge Program.
Christian Central Academy, Williamsville
Courses / Programs
Situated just 10 miles northeast of Buffalo NY, Christian Central Academy (CCA) is an independent, inter-denominational, college preparatory Christian school for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. We provide a strong academic program within an evangelical Christian perspective. Christian Central Academy enrolls almost 400 students from 27 different school districts across 3 counties, representing about 90 different churches.

Beginning at kindergarten and throughout all grades, we seek to help our students learn and grow to enjoy a liberty that is reasoned out biblically, always knowing that with liberty comes a responsibility for learning and lifestyle.

We have consistently been numbered among the top schools among all the elementary, middle and secondary schools in the eight counties of Western New York by Buffalo Business First's annual "Guide to Western New York schools."

CCA is chartered by and registered with the New York State Board of Regents, accredited by the Middle States Association of Independent Schools, and is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International.
Co-Educational College Preparatory Program for students in Grades K-12:

Elementary School Program:
- Primary Division (Kindergarten - 2nd Grade)
- Intermediate Division (3rd - 5th Grade)

Middle School Program:
- Grades 6-8
- Honors Classes
- Accelerated Program

High School Program:
- Grades 9-12
- College Preparatory Curriculum
- Independent Learning Program
- Accelerated Program
- Honors Classes
- Advanced Placement Courses
- Qualified Teacher Assistants
El Taller, New York
Courses / Programs
EL TALLER LATINO AMERICANO (The Latin American Workshop) is a non-profit arts and education organization in New York City. We offer year round art and music workshops for children. El Taller also has a 22-year history of being the musical home in New York for musicians from all over the Americas. Our Artistic Director Bernardo Palombo is a composer, performer and impresario who has brought some of the greatest names in American music to El Taller including: Mercedes Sosa, Philip Glass, David Byrne, Leon Gieco, Atahualpa Yupanqui and many more.

At our art classes, children can enjoy engaging in different techniques and processes while exploring their own abilities and aesthetic. Different processes that are explored include painting, drawing, sculpture, collage and multimedia projects. Our music classes which take place at our center or your school or other choice of location bring the room to life, with exciting instruments from different countries of South America including learning the instruments, rhythms and dances of the Peruvian coast.
- Year round Arts Classes and Workshops

- Year round Music Classes and Workshops

- Most of the artists in our network are bilingual so workshops can be offered in English, Spanish or a combination of the two languages.

- Classes take place at our center or at your choice of location. We also offer Little Masters Summer Art Classes and Workshops.