All preschool programs at HCA nurture and teach children with special needs alongside their typically developing peers, offering an enriching and diverse environment for each student.

Preschool Programs

Child at playBuilding Blocks Preschool

  • For children 3 to 5 years old
  • Broad St. site (typical needs children integrated with special needs children); Discovery Center, Endicott Head Start sites (HCA special needs children only)
  • Morning/afternoon sessions

For more information on tuition rates and available scholarships for eligible families, call our Education Director Gail Holleran at (607) 798-7117 x329.

Universal Pre-Kindergarten

  • For children who live in the Johnson City School District and will be attending kindergarten the following year
  • Broad St. site
  • Morning/afternoon sessions

Program Features

  • Certified teachers
  • Open enrollment
  • Attendance options (3-5 times per week)
  • 2 teachers per class
  • Field trips
  • Parent conferences
  • Nurse on-site (Broad Street site)
  • Open door policy (Parents are always welcome)
  • New playground

Class Hours

Broad St. site: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Discovery Center site: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Endicott Head Start site: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Click here to download a preschool registration packet.

Our Education Philosophy

ALL children can learn…

…and their earliest years yield the most rapid growth and development. Therefore, collaboration between home and school as well as integrated classrooms are valued components of any child's educational experience. At HCA, our role is to help facilitate every student's play, self-help, language, motor, and cognitive development through age-appropriate activities.

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