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Parkside Children's Center

Parkside Children’s Center, a division of Arc of Onondaga, has provided high quality, comprehensive educational services to children in our community for over 60 years.  Our inclusive Preschool Program, serving 3 and 4 year-olds within Onondaga County, is licensed and regulated by NY State Office of Children & Family Services and the NY State Department of Education.  

Sites

Parkside at Dr. King
416 East Raynor Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13202


Parkside at HW Smith
1130 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13224


Services Offered

• Half-Day Inclusive Preschool Program (AM or PM Session: Monday-Friday)
• Free Full-Day UPK Program for all 4-year-olds residing in the Syracuse City School District
• Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy for eligible students
• Family Trainings & Workshops and Support with School-Age Transition
 

Philosophy of Education

Individualized, Interdisciplinary Instruction
  Parkside recognizes each child’s unique developmental needs and works collaboratively towards goals
  utilizing age-appropriate curriculum


Parent Involvement
  Parkside offers many opportunities to support and engage parents and caregivers including trainings,
  workshops and special events


A Nurtured Heart Approach
  All Parkside staff receive ongoing training in this relationship-based approach, helping children to flourish
  and succeed through positive interactions
 

Learning Environment

• Spacious classrooms with access to a wide-variety of materials and equipment
• State-of-the-Art technology including a Smart Board in every classroom
• Safe and secure facility with access to an on-site registered nurse
 

Enrollment

Enrollment at Parkside is ongoing, based on current program openings

Contact Information

For more information please contact our administrative offices at 315.468.1632 X 2001 or contact us at webinfo@arcon.org.

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