Welcome to Novartis Early Learning Center

Meet the Center Director

Nicole Wall

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 973-434-9104

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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School-Aged

Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Tammie H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to see when children discover new things for the first time

Teaching since: 1998

Veronica A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch and be a part of a child's expanding world.

Teaching since: 2006

Amanda T.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: children are fun and creative and seeing them puts a smile on my face.

Teaching since: 2010

Cynthia P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: teaching children is very rewarding and I enjoy it.

Teaching since: 2004

Brittany P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy working with children and want to see them grow.

Teaching since: 2015

Anne A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the wonder of their excitement when children learn something new.

Teaching since: 1972

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The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Language Works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Works

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Dear Nicole I would like to thank you so much for supporting the children at ELC with all your hard, professional everyday work! We are very happy to have our children, Luis and Chiara, at the ELC preschool! Every teacher and other staff is personally and professionally great and you are doing a perfect job on this busy place;) thank you so much!!! Tanja”

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Tanja

“Dear Melissa I would like to thank you for supporting Luis, Chiara and all the children at ELC in your beautiful way with lots of smiles and patience! I am so happy to to have you as one of my children’s teacher, I highly appreciate your everyday hard work! Thank you so much! Tanja”

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Tanja

“Miss. Daniela, I am so grateful to have you as Anika's teacher. After my family, you are the only person she gets so comfortable with. I had so many inhibitions when I sent her to center initially however now I think very little about her when she is in there, as I know that she is in good hands.”

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Sowgandhi

“Ms Anne, thank you very much for your care for Gavin! Gavin has been enjoying the center so much with such a great teacher! Thank you for all you've done!”

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Vicky

“I want to thank Miss Katie for her kind care for Gavin. One of Gavin's biggest reasons to enjoy the days in the center is Miss Katie. Thanks for all you have done!”

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Vicky

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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