Welcome to Bright Futures Learning Center

SETTING THE STAGE FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

 Mrs. Nykole Pertell has recently joined our team, and works in the different classrooms as needed. She has a Master's Degree in Education with a specialization in Child Development, with a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has six years experience in Preschool, and 20 years experience in the field of child care. She is the mother of four children and resides in Johnstown.

Beginning fall 2017, we will have a Before and After School program for students in the Mayfield School District. A NYS Certified Teacher is on-site to assist with homework. This program also provides full-day care for school vacations.

Thank you to the Gloversville Library for coming to the Center for a reading program! Miss Sally has done a phenomenal job with our students in regards to introducing them to a love of reading.

Plans have begun for a garden that will be planted in the Spring.

Bright Futures Learning Center will follow the Mayfield Central School District for closings due to increment weather.

icon TODDLERS

18-36 MONTHS

Our safe, nurturing environment will provide opportunities for toddlers to explore their world, build self-esteem, and encourage curiosity.

Communicating with Others (Language)- Rich vocabulary development, providing choices, responding to/asking questions, following simple directions.

Building Brain Power (Cognitive)-Understanding cause and effect, identify basic color and shapes, alphabet and number recognition, counting objects, practice matching and sorting.

Growing a Healthy Body (Physical) Support large motor development and eye-hand coordination through a variety of activities such as walking, running, climbing, kicking balls and tumbling. Provide ways to gain increased health and hygiene awareness.

Relationship Building & Good Citizenship (Social) Making new friends, cooperative play, recognizing others’ feelings and appropriate responses.

Identification of Feelings (Emotional) Identify and respond to emotions appropriately.

Toddler Activities

Pretend Play | Making Choices |Climbing, Running, Tumbling |Playing with Balls, Yoga | Let’s Move Curriculum |Activity Centers |Dramatic Play |Music
icon PRESCHOOL

THREE YEARS

As three year old continue to grow, they begin to express their independence. This independence will be nurtured as they learn, explore and share.

Communicating with Others (Language) Build alphabet recognition, beginning sounds, vocabulary expansion, develop pre-writing skills and strengthen conversation development.

Building Brain Power (Cognitive) Following instructions, sorting, matching, categorizing, counting, number identification, patterning and problem solving.

Growing a Healthy Body (Physical) Strengthen large motor skills, running, jumping, hopping, juggling, yoga and throwing/catching balls. Improve fine motor and eye hand coordination. Increased ability to understand good health habits.

Relationship Building & Good Citizenship (Social) Making new friends, begin to experience a sense of community using whole and small group activities to model sharing, cooperation and kindness.

Identification of Feelings (Emotional) Cooperative play utilizing joint projects, identifying emotions and socially appropriate responses, demonstrating caring for others and role modeling.

Preschool Activities

Group Art Projects | Gardening | Nature Walks | Juggling, Yoga, Let’s Move Curriculum | Charades | Activity Centers based on Weekly Themes | Language Arts, Science, Math, Geography | Music | Healthy Eating | Learning about Holidays and Cultural Celebration
icon K-READINESS

FOUR & FIVE YEAR OLDS

Communicating with Others (Language) Build alphabet recognition, beginning sounds, vocabulary expansion, develop introductory writing skills, appreciation of reading, demonstrate reading readiness, and strengthen conversation development.

Building Brain Power (Cognitive) Following multistep instructions, sorting, matching, categorizing, counting, number identification, patterning, beginning math skills, and problem solving.

Growing a Healthy Body (Physical) Support large motor development and eye-hand coordination through a variety of activities such as walking, running, climbing, kicking balls and tumbling. Provide ways to gain increased health and hygiene awareness.

Relationship Building & Good Citizenship (Social) Making new friends, begin to experience a sense of community using whole and small group activities to model sharing, cooperation and kindness. Demonstrates good manners.

Identification of Feelings (Emotional) Cooperative play utilizing joint projects, identifying emotions and socially appropriate responses, demonstrating caring for others and role modeling. Can effectively express wants and needs.

Kindergarten Activities

Group Art Projects | Gardening | Nature Walks | Juggling, Yoga, Let’s Move Curriculum | Charades | Activity Centers based on Weekly Themes | Language Arts, Science, Math, Geography | Music | Healthy Eating | Self-Help Skills | Taking Turns | Printing Develop good Listening Skills | Learning about Holidays and Cultural Celebrations

MEET OUR TEAM

OUR FACILITY

FAQ's

What are your hours?

We are open Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

What is the difference between a learning center and a day care?

A day care provides care for you child when you can’t, while a learning center’s emphasis is on education while providing care for your child adhering to all the safety and security required by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

How do you handle food allergies or dietary concerns?

Our intent is to include each and every child in meal time, while also providing the necessary safety precautions for children with allergies. Our dietary aids are versed in food preparation with a protocol on food allergies.

What is your background check policy?

Each staff member is background checked and also finger printed to ensure they meet state and federal guidelines. References are a must for every new employee.

Do you potty train?

Potty training is different for each child based on parent preference. We endeavor to replicate what is being done at home in order to provide a smooth transition from diapers to toilet.

May I visit my child at the center?

We have an open door policy for parents. We encourage you to observe and engage in activities.

Does the Center close during inclement weather?

We follow the same closing policy as the Mayfield Central School, since this is the safest manner in these situations.

Where can I view a Bright Futures parent handbook?

Click here for the parent handbook


CONTACT US
You can find us at 2736 State Hwy. 30, Gloversville, NY 12078

Contact Information:

icon 1 2736 State Hwy. 30, Gloversville, NY 12078

icon 1 CCurtis@BrightFuturesllc.net

icon 2  518.661.6527

icon 3www.BrightFuturesLLC.net

Main Portal ID to load family information

icon
Our staff credentials and experience in the school setting sets the stage for academic excellence in the children we teach. You are investing in your child’s future at an age when they are most impressionable.