Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee presented the award to longtime CPC early childhood education director Lois Lee on Thursday, March 5th, at the Women's HERstory Month Celebration. The event was held at the Helen Marshall Cultural Center at Queens Borough Hall.
Families and their preschool-aged children enjoyed the start of fall with a trip to an apple orchard. When the weather gets cooler, they'll also be ready to cuddle up with a good book from the library.
During their tour of the center, the group visited classrooms and enjoyed interacting with the children during their art activity. CPC is glad that folks from NYCHA and the Deputy Mayor's Office were able to see the program and areas for facility improvement first-hand.
CPC joins our peers in Campaign for Children to advocate for the salary disparity in the Early Childhood field to be addressed. Certified teachers at community-based early childhood education programs (CBO's) in New York City earn as little as 60% of what Pre-K teachers earn at sch
Santa Claus stopped by Jacob Riis Early Childhood Center on the morning of December 19, 2017! Santa's helpers, both young and old, including our 3-year-olds were excited to take a group photo with him.
CPC Little Star of Broome Street Early Childhood Center held their annual Holiday Party on December 15, 2017. Special thanks to MassMutual for sponsoring the party and donating holiday gifts to over 50 children at the center.
On October 20, 2017, CPC and the Ong Family Foundation unveiled the Lois C. Lee Early Childhood Center located in the new CPC Queens Community Center in Flushing, Queens. CPC and the Ong Family Foundation took this momentous opportunity to honor Lois C.
On September 10, 2014, sixty Rebuilding Together New York City and Meredith Parent Network volunteers teamed up with the staff of Little Star of Broome Street Early Child Care Center to refresh and repair the center's aging classrooms and outdoor learning areas.
Chung Pak and Little Star of Broome Street Daycares partnered with Studio in A School during the 2013-2014 school year. Students enjoyed weekly art sessions, and the program provided our teachers with quarterly training lead by professional artists.
CPC's Chung Pak Day Care and the Annex have worked with Columbus Park in Chinatown this summer to create a small garden. The children have really enjoyed planting in the garden and seeing the seedlings are thriving.