What Makes Margaret’s House Unique

President Munson waving to children in getting ready to leave Margaret's House for the day.

Convenient Hours and Flexibility

  • Open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Full-time and part-time care available
  • Choice of a 12 or 10 month enrollment agreement for faculty, staff, and community families
  • 2 tuition-free vacation weeks of choice for families with 12 month agreements
  • Discounted cost and scholarship opportunities available for student families
  • Healthy menu that includes morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack
Children from Margaret's House playing on a playground.

Dynamic Learning Environment

  • 8 bright and cheerful classrooms, each with 2 educated and experienced teachers
  • 3 large playgrounds with age-appropriate equipment and separate spaces for infants, toddlers, preschoolers
  • Additional gathering spaces for outdoor learning
  • Indoor playroom for use during inclement weather
  • An entire college campus to explore!
A Margaret's House teacher reading a book to four children.

Comprehensive Research-Based Curriculum

The Creative Curriculum® features...

  • 38 Objectives for Development Learning
  • Individualized lesson planning
  • Fun and engaging daily routines
  • Meaningful learning experiences
  • Opportunities for creativity and hands-on activities
Four children playing in an indoor playroom.

Whole Child Health Focus

A whole child health focus means that Margaret’s House is committed to…

  • Fostering healthy relationships
  • Cultivating skills and competencies
  • Supporting development across settings
  • Building healthy habits 
Teacher and 2 children

In addition

  • Active participants in QUALITYstarsNY
  • Member of the National Coalition for Campus Children’s Centers
  • Diverse healthy lunch delivered daily, made from scratch, and CACFP compliant 
  • Partnership with Child Care Council focused on Pyramid Model Implementation
  • Brightwheel App for home to school connection