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Ucns University Cooperative Nursery School Inc.

59 Dart Drive
Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 266-9680


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Your child's first school experience should be positive. At UCNS, children grow and learn by doing what children do best—play.
Guided and free play is based on thoughtful observations by skilled teachers of the needs and interests of the children.
UCNS children choose from a wide variety of developmentally appropriate activities designed to promote growth and to inspire a love of learning. When learning is self-directed, children acquire the confidence and self-esteem that build a strong educational foundation.
Excerpted from the preschool's website