One World Learning Playschool - New Rochelle NY Group Family Day Care

Stanton Circle, New Rochelle NY 10804
(917) 544-7907

About the Provider

Description: Our Philosophy We are inspired by the Reggio Emilia schools and philosophy. Reggio exploded when Newsweek magazine dubbed them “the best preschools in the world” in 1991. This beautiful philosophy has many educational concepts we value deeply at One World Learning and it inspires our important work with children. We have: • Faith in parents: To be informed and cooperative members of the team • Faith in children: To be interested in what is worth knowing • Faith in teachers: To solicit multiple points of view, respecting children where they are on their learning journey We believe: • Children are born with rights • Children are competent • Children use many “languages” to communicate their experience • Children are not empty vessels to fill with facts, figures and dates but come to school with ideas, preferences and hypotheses to explore • In the child as protagonist, collaborator, and communicator • Children learn best through loving, authentic relationships • Child development and current brain research best informs our practice • In New York's Early Learning Standards and being ready for all styles of Kindergartens but with a spirit of joyfulness that promotes curiosity, problem-solving and openmindedness for a lifetime of learning We support: • Emergent curricula that comes from children’s ideas, thoughts and observations • Documentation as communication (pictures, quotes, journals, projects, portfolios) • The teacher as researcher, partner, nurturer and guide • The environment as a “third teacher”, aesthetically -pleasing and connected to nature • Play and playfulness We aim: • For peaceful, unhurried childhoods and parenthoods • To be connected with the natural world, the harmony in music and dynamics found in celebrating multi-culturalism • For “Nothing Without Joy!” (Loris Malaguzzi)

Additional Information: Ben Costa, OWL Playschool Director, has over 25 years of experience leading international education. He and his wife have two children, a boy and girl who are currently 4 and 2 and a half. Originally from Maryland, Ben and His family moved to NY in 2013 and have been residents of New Rochelle since 2017.
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Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 16
  • License Number: 822231
  • Age Range: Total Capacity: 12 children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years AND 4 additional school-aged children�(there must be one caregiver for every two children under the age of two years in attendance)
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations Reggio Emilia
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, Spanish
  • Type of Care: After School, Before School, Before and After School, Daytime, Emergency Care, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Transportation: Emergency Only
  • Schools Served: New Rochelle School District
  • District Office: Spring Valley Regional Office
  • District Office Phone: (845) 708-2400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Date Regulation Status
2019-01-03 416.8(l) Corrected
Brief Description: Whenever a person pending approval as a caregiver is being counted in ratio for the program, the provider must be at the program and supervising this person.
2019-01-03 416.11(c)(1) Corrected
Brief Description: The Licensee must prepare a health care plan on forms furnished by the Office. Such plan must protect and promote the health of children. The health care plan must be on site, followed by all caregivers and available upon demand by a parent or the Office. In those instances in which the program will administer medications, the health care plan must also be approved by the program's health care consultant unless the only medications to be administered are those specified in 416.11(c)
2019-01-03 416.11(i)(10) Corrected
Brief Description: Children must be kept clean and comfortable at all times. Diapers must be changed when wet or soiled. The diaper changing area must be as close as possible to a sink with soap and hot and cold running water. This area or sink must not be used for food preparation. Diaper changing surfaces must be cleaned and then sanitized or disinfected after each use with an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered product that has an EPA registration number on the label.

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