Why Duffield Children's Center?
Root Cause, an independent research firm based in Cambridge, surveyed over 1,700 New York City child care programs and selected Duffield Children's Center as one of the top seven.
Accessible - Open 7:30 am – 7:00 pm year round, including most holidays
Affordable - Private Pay Option Available
Convenient location – Metrotech/Fort Greene Location (pick-up transportation available for after-school attendees)
Attractive, Safe and Fun – We offer children a welcoming environment with an enclosed outdoor space that is fully equipped with safe and enjoyable playground equipment
Inclusive - Classroom support for children with special needs
Parent-friendly - We have an active and involved parent association
Educational - Access to nationally recognized Creative Curriculum and local cultural resources which include libraries, theaters, parks, colleges and universities.
Duffield's Top-notch Curriculum
Duffield Children's Center utilizes the nationally recognized, evidenced-based, Creative Curriculum model that prepares children for school and for life.
Duffield's early childhood education program provides a comprehensive educational experience that ensures children are prepared to succeed in school upon completion. The curriculum guides early childhood educators to encourage in fostering language development and social, emotional, physical, cognitive growth in each child.
The after-school program uses a theme based, multi-sensory curriculum that emphasizes academics in a way that spurs achievement and enlivens students interest and curiosity.
Duffield's literacy and arts initiatives gives children the opportunity to own their creativity and use stories, music, dance, and drama to explore history, science, society and culture.
The Duffield Team:
Duffield's teachers and volunteers create a positive, supportive environment where children feel accepted and ready to learn. .
Duffield's caring and nurturing staff include:
"Generations of children from working families in my district have attended Duffield Children's Center because it offers a premier early childhood education that prepares children to succeed in school. Parents love it because it's safe, convenient and literacy-rich. I love it because it's one of the City's best early childhood centers that serves Brooklyn!"
- Council Member Letitia James
For more information or to have a tour of the school, please contact Betty Stromberg, Education Director, at 718.522.5296 or email at bstromberg@WeAreBCS.org
Duffield Children's Center
101 Fleet Pl.
Brooklyn, NY 11201