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Are you searching for a quality preschool / child care center in Manhattan for your baby, toddler or young child? With conveniently-situated schools on Manhattan's Upper West Side and at Midtown West near Times Square, Smarter Toddler provides an arts-based curriculum and programs designed for babies, toddlers and young children ages 3 months to 5 years. Our mission is to continue to create an enhanced, quality early education program that emphasizes the arts, cultural experiences, and the unique individuality of each child. Full-time or part-time options are available. We provide remarkable teachers, a relaxed admissions process, and a loving, home-like atmosphere. 

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- Infant Program (3 - 12 months)
- Toddler 1 Program (13 - 20 months)
- Toddler 2 Program (21 months - 2.5 years)
- Young Preschool Program (2.5 - 3.5 years)
- Preschool Program (3.5 - 5 years)
- Arts Program (includes music, visual arts and yoga)

Music, movement, literacy and visual arts are an active part of each child's day. Our curriculum offers Reading, Art, Spanish, Yoga, Sign Language, Computers, Science, Music and Movement.

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Address: 406 West 55th Street, New York City, New York , USA
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Twin Parks Montessori Schools
Courses / Programs
Twin Parks Montessori (Central Park Montessori, Park West Montessori and Riverside Montessori), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, are accredited Montessori Schools offering programs for children ages 3-12 months, 12-18 months, and 24-32 months. All of our lead teachers are Montessori certified and have training in early childhood education.

Twin Parks Montessori has approximately 450 students and is accredited by both the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Middle States Commission on Elementary Schools (MSCES). We are also members of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS), and the Parents League, as well as affiliated schools of Columbia University.
Montessori School Programs for Kids Ages 3-32 Months:

- Infant Class (3 to12 months)
- Toddler Class (12 to 18 months)
- Early Childhood Class (24 to 32 months)

School features:
- 450 Students
- AMS accredited
- Limited places available
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
Green Vale School, Long Island NY
Courses / Programs
The Green Vale School is a co-educational, nonsectarian, independent day school in Old Brookeville on Long Island, New York, just 40 minutes east of Manhattan. We provide a superior academic preparation for boys and girls from Nursery through 8th Grade.

The School's highest priority is to ensure that students graduate with superior academic preparation which provides a foundation for a lifetime of learning. Self-discipline, motivation, and dedication to excellence are attitudes the School seeks to inculcate in all its students as they participate in the wide variety of learning experiences.

The character education program at Green Vale is the intrinsic thread that ties together the different school divisions and course offerings. This connectivity is based on the concepts of respect, responsibility, caring and citizenship.
Co-Educational Academic Programs:

Early Childhood:
- Nursery
- Beginnings
- Young Three's
- Pre-K
- Kindergarten

Lower School:
- Grades 1-5

Middle School:
- Grades 6-8
Williamsburg Northside Schools, Brooklyn
Courses / Programs
Located in Williamsburg, a vibrant neighborhood of Brooklyn NY, Williamsburg Northside is a Reggio Emilia inspired school with three distinct programs in three Brooklyn locations all within walking distance of each other. Our Infant & Toddler Center provides specialized programs for children ages 3 months to 2 years of age, our Preschool provides a joyful daycare experience for 2, 3 and 4 year olds, and our Elementary School provides a challenging education program rich in the arts and in creative expression.

Inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach, we are committed to offering a school experience that views each and every child as a strong, capable and powerful individual who is an active participant in their learning.

We strive to create a community in which all children feel safe and supported to share, explore, question, falter when necessary, think critically and create. It is their interests, ideas, and questions that provide the inspiration for classroom projects.
Infant & Toddler Center:
Specialized programming for children ages 3 months to 2 years (2, 3 or 5 days a week options)

Preschool (Ages 2-4)
A multi-sensory approach is used in order to meet the varying learning styles and developmental needs of each child.

Elementary School (Grades K-5)
Children are engaged in a variety of enrichment classes including Studio Art, Music, Physical Education, Science, and Spanish in addition to general explorations in the classroom.
The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Manhattan
Courses / Programs
Centrally located in Manhattan, NYC, The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute is the only school in the world that offers training of Lee Strasberg’s Method Acting in its pure form. As well as our acting programs for adults, we offer year-round classes for kids and teens aged between 7-18. These 12-week Saturday programs are offered for students during the fall, winter, summer and spring. In addition, we offer 2-week to 6-week all day summer camps.

Our Young Actors program is designed as an intensive and diverse course for serious young actors and the comprehensive curriculum includes Acting, Singing, Dance, Acting for Film and TV, and Production.

For over 40 years, the Institute has built its outstanding reputation on the proven value of Lee Strasberg’s teachings, the astonishing achievements of our students, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Our highest goal is to ensure that each student masters Lee Strasberg’s technique and its disciplines, as well as encouraging every student to become a successful artist within his or her chosen field.
12-week Saturday programs offered year-round for Young Actors ages 7-18:

- Young Actors ages 7-11 study Acting, Movement, Dance, Acting for Film/TV, and Musical Theatre in an all-day program designed to be an intensive introduction to these creative disciplines.

- Young Actors ages 12-17 are immersed in an intensive introduction to Lee Strasberg’s technique in acting class and then have the option to apply what they’ve learned in an elective class.

- We also offer 2-6 week all-day summer camps.
Geneva School of Manhattan
Courses / Programs
Located in the heart of New York City on the west side of Manhattan, The Geneva School of Manhattan is a preschool to eigth grade coeducational school offering a classical, Christian education. We provide preschool with French language immersion, kindergarten, lower and upper school programs. Founded in 1966 the school has provided a rich and rigorous curriculum within the framework of Christian beliefs since the beginning.

Classical education has worked best for centuries because it corresponds to the way in which young minds develop, giving students the confidence to excel in any field that they choose. The classical curriculum allows students to accumulate knowledge earlier than would be accomplished in most other educational formats.

The classical education trivium (literally “three roads”) begins in the grammar phase, providing the building blocks of the classical foundation. This is followed by the dialectic phase where students begin to think critically about the facts they’ve learned. In the final phase, the rhetoric phase, students develop exceptional writing and oratory abilities. Our graduates have been accepted to the top high schools in New York City.
Co-Ed Programs from Pre-K through 8th Grade:

- Preschool Program with French language immersion

- Lower School (Kindergarten to 4th Grade)

- Upper School (5th to 8th Grade)

- Classical Christian curriculum with English grammar, reading, spelling and vocabulary, French, math, logic, history, science, visual arts

- After School Programs including ballet, art instruction, chess club, sports and exercise