Welcome to Lamont-Doherty Child Development Center

Meet the Center Director

Monika Torres

M-F: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 845-848-2665

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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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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 Ms. Monika--We are so excited to have you as our new director! Thank you for everything that you do to ensure that the center is running smoothly and that all the kids, teachers, and parents are happy. We appreciate all of your hard work and dedication.”

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Linnea, Karla, & Peter

“Dear Ms. Carrie--Thank you so much for taking such amazing care of Linnea this year! She really misses the infant room and is always happy to stop by and say hi to you! Thank you for all of the dedication and care you bring to the center!”

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Linnea, Karla, & Peter

“Dear Ms. Deana--We are so happy that you joined our Lamont BH center! Thank you for all of your care and hard work. Linnea loves being around you. We look forward to getting to know you better!”

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Linnea, Karla, & Peter

“Dear Ms Wania--Thank you for another wonderful year helping Linnea and the other kids at BH grow up to be happy, smart, healthy, and caring. You provide so much energy, enthusiasm, and joy to the center! Thank you for everything you do!”

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Linnea, Karla, & Peter

“Dear Ms. Carol, thank you for all of the energy, love, education, and creativity you bring to the toddlers classroom! Linnea loves her experiences there with you and all her friends. We are so impressed with how much she learns each day and all the cool activities that she gets to participate in!”

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Linnea, Karla, & Peter

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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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