Cornell University Child Care Center

Katie W. Daycare Early Education & Preschool That's More than Daycare Cornell University Child Care Center, Ithaca, NY

Early Education & Preschool That's More than Daycare

Welcome to our center! Every day, our dedicated staff strives to foster your child’s natural love of learning through active play and engaging activities. The children’s library and Growing Readers nook help foster a love of literacy; the outdoor gardening boxes and child-made farmer’s market are the perfect places to cultivate a green thumb; and the Movement Matters Zone encourages healthy habits and socialization through child-friendly yoga, balance exercises, and dance. Plus, the center’s smartboards nurture an interest technology and computers.

Come in for a tour and to learn about all we have to offer. We are located in Cornell University's A Lot - across from the Ithaca Country Club.

Katie Weber - Center Director

Bright Horizons Daycare | Health & Safety

Health & Safety at Our Center

Your child’s safety is our top priority.  And our enhanced, industry-leading COVID-19 protocols are informed by experts, supported by child-friendly communication, and created to be a seamless part of your child’s positive experience at our center.


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• Health & Safety Directors

• Our COVID-19 Practices

• Olly Pop!

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Our Community

Our families come from nearby communities, including Ithaca, Dryden, and Cortland. Located in Cornell University's A Lot, across from the Ithaca Country Club, we're easy to get to for drop-off and pick-up.


Meet Our Center Team