Early Childhood Center

  • How long will the Early Childhood Center remain closed?
    • In accordance with Department of Health regulations, at this time, the Early Childhood Center will be closed along with New York City Public Schools until Monday, April 20, 2020.
  • Will the Early Childhood Center open for May and June to finish out the school year?
    • The Early Childhood Center has been working closely with senior staff at Wagner College to track the trajectory of COVID-19 and make the best decision possible to keep all children and families safe.  Due to the, current, uncertainty of the illness, no decision regarding a confirmed re-opening date has been made.
  • How will I be informed about updates and when school will resume?
    • Families receive direct emails from the Director with updates and pertinent information.  If you are not receiving emails from the Director, please email carolyn.taverner@wagner.edu to ensure that the email on file is correct.
  • Where can I go to find additional information and updates?
    • Beyond personal emails, updated information on the campus-wide response to COVID-19 can be found by using the corresponding link on the Wagner College homepage (www.wagner.edu)
  • What will happen to my tuition as a result of the closure?
    • Once the full extent of the closure is known, decisions will be made with the Business Office about any credits to existing accounts.
  • What measures are being taken to clean and disinfect classroom should the children return?
    • All classrooms and toys were cleaned and disinfected by the staff prior to school closing on Friday, March 13, 2020.  In addition, campus Housekeeping services will be doing a thorough cleaning of the classrooms and office during our closure.  
  • What will happen with events scheduled at the ECC during the time of the closure?
    • Parent-Teacher Conferences scheduled for Thursday, March 19, 2020 are being conducted by phone.  Appointments can be made with your child’s teacher to accommodate scheduling needs.
    • School Pictures scheduled on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 and Thursday, March 26, 2020 will be rescheduled once the ECC re-opens. Rescheduled dates will be sent out to families once those decisions have been made.
    • Any other events that may be affected depending upon the length of the closure will be rescheduled, if possible.  Information about future events will be included in the emailed updates sent to families.