Syracuse:
5820 Heritage Landing Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Phone: (315) 701-1107
Fax: (315) 701-1131
Radisson:
8282 Willett Parkway
Baldwinsville NY 13027
Phone: (315) 857-0800
Fax: (315) 857-0803
Oswego:
10 Burkle Street
Oswego, NY 13126
Phone: (315) 342-4600
Fax: (315) 342-9599
Fulton:
706 South 4th Street
Fulton, NY 13069
Phone: (315) 887-5250
Fax: (315) 887-5251
Pulaski:
20 Castle Drive
Pulaski, NY 13142
Phone: (315) 298-5070
Fax: (315) 298-3986
Watertown:
16783 Ives Street Road
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: (315) 788-5377
Fax: (315) 788-5373
FAQ


Little Lukes provides high quality childcare and recognizes the need to provide families with additional, educational information. Please take a moment to review our Frequently Asked Questions, or choose from a selection below.

If you have specific questions about Little Lukes programs or would like to request more information about one of our programs, please click here

  1. Is this an academic based program?
  2. Will my child be challenged?
  3. What are the teacher's qualifications?
  4. What will my child do during the day?
  5. What will it cost? What does my weekly fee include? How often does the fee change?
  6. Does my child have to eat the lunch and snack that you provide or can he/she bring in her own?
  7. How do you safely administer medication?
  8. Do you have part-time care available?
  9. Will my child be watching TV?
  10. How structured is your program?
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1. Is this an academic based program?
Our program includes reading, math, science, and writing. Your child’s early education is the foundation for future success and life long skills.
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2. Will my child be challenged?
We recognize that not all children develop at the same rate. For that reason, we implement programs to accommodate the variety and diversity of each individual. Our programs challenge each child through interaction, activities, and various materials to meet your child’s needs.
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3. What are the teacher's qualifications?
Your child's teacher will meet all of the qualifications required by New York State. Little Lukes teachers education includes:
  1. An Associates degree in Early Childhood child development or related field.
  2. Child Development Associate credential or 9 college credits in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related field AND 2 years experience related caring caring for children.
  3. High School Diploma or it’s equivalent AND 2 years direct experience working with children.
For more information about our certified teachers click here
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4. What will my child do during the day?
Your child will participate in a wide variety of well-planned, developmentally appropriate activities. For example, a typical day will include an art experience, time to work with puzzles or toys that will encourage fine motor development, music activities, outdoor games and play to encourage gross motor development, science experiments, and story time. Your child will also have designated time for quiet activities, and free play. The teacher will provide guidance and support during these activities to encourage normal development. We also focus on helping your child form friendships and develop a healthy and happy self-image through socialization, personal awareness and communication skills. To view a sample program schedule click here.
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5. What will it cost? What does my weekly fee include? How often does the fee change?
Weekly fees usually include meals, snacks, and the materials used by the children during the day. Additional fees might be charged for special programs or field trips. Fees typically are adjusted on a yearly basis. For specifics on the fee schedule, click here, as it varies depending on age and number of days enrolled.
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6. Does my child have to eat the lunch and snack that you provide or can he/she bring in her own?
We discourage children bringing their own because we provide nutritious, well-balanced, lunches and snacks. We encourage children to try a taste of each food unless they are allergic to the food. We never force children to eat and we never use food as a reward or punishment. Sometimes, for a variety of reasons (no appetite, illness, etc.) children are not hungry and we respect this.
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7. How do you safely administer medication?
We require authorization from the parent and physician (prescription label serves as this on prescription drugs). A medicine log is kept and only designated individuals can administer medication.
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8. Do you have part-time care available?
Yes, we offer full and half day programs to meet the needs of you and your child. Click here for specifics on program options and fees.
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9. Will my child be watching TV?
No.  Not on a regular basis.  The classroom teacher can get approval for an occasional G-rated video viewing experience.
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10. How structured is your program?
Preschool and school age programs are highly structured.  Teachers follow a posted classroom schedule.
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