Welcome to Cornell University Child Care Center

Meet the Center Director

Katie Weber

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 607-255-1010

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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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Meet Our Teaching Team

Heather P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Knowing that I played a part in children learning brightens my day.

Teaching since: 2001

Nicholle S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: The children's amazing innocence, resiliency and growth inspire me everyday to be a better person

Teaching since: 2008

Stephanie K.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Their view of the world is so fresh and always innocent, and their energy is just so contagious! Every day is an adventure full of all sorts of learning for both teachers and children!

Teaching since: 2009

Samantha W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children get to that 'ah ha' moment!

Teaching since: 2000

Serina C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I like knowing I help build the building blocks of the fundamentals that will help a child grow into a confident, successful adult.

Teaching since: 2000

Donna W.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get a feeling of joy and accomplishment every time I see a child smile or attempt something new. I'm happy to be able to help children grow.

Teaching since: 1979

Brittany P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: The children I teach are amazing. I love having a positive impact on their young lives.

Teaching since: 2012

Amanda B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: This center is fun, friendly and professional. It is a wonderful place for children to grow and learn

Teaching since: 2014

Courtney B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children because they like to learn new things and try new things

Teaching since: 2014

Ryan B.

Preschool Classroom

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

Teaching since: 2009

Emily J.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to teach and watch them grow! I am a child at heart.

Teaching since: 2015

Alexis C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching the children learn and grow everyday!

Teaching since: 2015

Dustin T.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It is very rewarding to help children reach their potential.

Teaching since: 2010

Barbara J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children because they are fearless and not afraid of the unknown or surprises, as a matter a fact, they love surprises!

Teaching since: 2011

Shawnecey L.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being able to help children grow into what they are going to become in the future. I also love how children make your everyday a new experience and adventure

Teaching since: 2011

Danielle B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Everyday is a new adventure watching them grow!

Teaching since: 2012

Jessica P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the children learn and grow!

Teaching since: 2004

Kathleen M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It's such a priveledge to be involved in the development period when these little ones are forming ideas about themselves and their amazing abilities. I'm grateful for it everyday!

Teaching since: 2010

Catie P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching the children grow! Watching their personalities bloom is humbling and enriching!

Teaching since: 2016

Monica W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: it's rewarding seeing a child get excited about something you taught them and having them take that knowledge home to show their parents!

Teaching since: 2016

Katelyn K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I know that I have such a big impact on the kids and their future. I get to be such an influential part in their development and fundamentals of learning. It brings me such joy to know that I'm given the special privilege to brighten children's futures.

Teaching since: 2016

Katlyn F.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children because of how genuine they are. It's awesome to watch how much fun they can have doing just about anything!

Teaching since: 2014

Larissa T.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children because they remind me not to take life too seriously and that there is always something new to learn!

Teaching since: 2016

Natalya G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Seeing them learn something new is so exciting!

Teaching since: 2016

Jacqualine V.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I really love watching a child progress and I feel honored to be a part of their growth!

Teaching since: 2015

Grant B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Playing with them is so fun!

Teaching since: 2017

Alexis A.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being a part of all those special milestones while they are learning!

Teaching since: 2017

Beth Q.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It makes me happy to see their growth and development right before my eyes!

Teaching since: 2011

Erica C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love that children are open and honest individuals who are exploring this world with a yearning to learn more!

Teaching since: 2015

Makeala R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children because they allow me to access my silly, imaginative, and uninhibited side!

Teaching since: 2017

Amanda H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Being a part of their early education is so rewarding!

Teaching since: 2017

Elizabeth W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Their imagination and creativity is inspiring!

Teaching since: 2012

Michelle T.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love that children have such big and bright imaginations and I get to feed off their positive energy!

Teaching since: 2017

Michelle W.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Children's smiles, laughter and quirky comments about the world and the way they view it, are a few of the reasons why I love working with them!

Teaching since: 2010

Ana G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: When I'm with children, time flies! They're so grateful.

Teaching since: 2017

James S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children and getting to see their AHA moments!

Teaching since: 2018

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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 Rocks

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.

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Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

“My appreciation for the teachers at Bright Horizons goes beyond the words that I can express. They extend themselves daily to our children's learning. Both of my sons were more than prepared to move forward in Kindergarten, thanks to Bright Horizons.”

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Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Thank you so much for taking care of our baby girl. She always smiles when she sees you at drop off and we can tell she is happy. We appreciate that more than we can put into words. ”

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Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Just wanted you to know that you rock! You smile always makes me feel like nothing is impossible! Million Thanks!”

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Kathleen McDonald

“It brings so much peace of mind knowing our daughter loves going to school. Bright Horizons welcomed her into their Toddler classroom with open arms, and ever since, she has flourished mentally and physically.”

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Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“I am so proud of what you have achieved! You ROCK! Thank you for always wanting to help and for making my work go smoothly!”

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Yasmin

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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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