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HUMOR

language development
and happiness

Toddler Program

Our Toddler Program promotes the beginning of independence while ensuring that children succeed in their environment.

Caring teachers help toddlers learn how to respond appropriately socially, manage their own emotions, broaden their receptive and expressive language skills and develop more refined gross and fine motor abilities.

Experienced teachers encourage learning by inviting play, active exploration, and creative movement and they continually engage children in thoughtful conversation as they encourage children to try new activities and experiences.

As children demonstrate readiness, teachers work with families to help children succeed with toilet training. 

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Aimee Arguedas

ENROLLMENT AND PROGRAM MANAGER & TODDLER AND TURTLES LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Aimee has spent many years caring for children through the extraordinary programs we provide. She has been a dedicated Kirby teacher since 2013. Ms. Aimee has the Infant-Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.

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Kelly-Ann Wilson

HUMMINGBIRDS

LEAD TEACHER

Working with children has always been Ms. Kelly’s passion. Prior to working at the Kirby Center, Ms. Kelly acquired her BA in Psychology and Early Childhood Development at Saint Elizabeth University. She has been a beloved Kirby teacher since March of 2018.

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Erin McCarthy

LADYBUGS

LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Erin received her BA in Psychology from Rutgers University. She has been with Kirby since 2002 and greatly enjoys delving into art and music with her classes.

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Danielle Ogunseye

Ms. Danielle has worked with children since the age of 16. She received her degree in early childhood education and special education from Saint Elizabeth University. She has been a committed Kirby teacher since April of 2018.

BUMBLE BEES

LEAD TEACHER

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Additional Information

  • Ages: 20 months to 3+ years

  • Hours: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Program Length: two, three, or five days a week

  • Toilet training and developing independence are integral parts of this program.

  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included in tuition.