Helderberg Pre-School

The philosophy of the Helderberg Pre-School is to encourage the development of the whole child; the child's intelligence, creativity, curiosity, self-esteem, sociability and a sense of spiritual and emotional well-being.

Meet the Pre-School Staff

  • Stacey Snyder has taught at the Helderberg Pre-School for 20 years.  She earned her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Maria College in Albany, NY.  Stacey lives in Altamont with her husband and her 2 daughters.  She enjoys walking her dog and reading.
  • Nancy Caruso has been the Teacher's Aide for 30 years, since the opening of the Helderberg Pre-School.  She resides in Altamont with her husband and has a daughter.  She enjoys gardening and bird watching.

Pre-School is from 9:00 to 11:30 each morning.

- The 3 year old class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

- The 4 year old class meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Here is a sample of the daily schedule for both age groups:

9:00 to 9:40 - Free Play

9:40 to 10:10 - Circle Time

10:10 to 10:20 - Wash hands and Music

10:20 to 10:40 - Snack

10:40 to 11:10 - Project (small motor skills)

11:10 to 11:30 - Outside (large motor skills activity)

If you have any questions, please call the Helderberg Reformed Church at (518) 861-8031.

Here are some pictures from our Pre-School.