Early Childhood Education Division (ECED)

The Home Page for ECED Services


Click HERE to see a map of our locations.

CMCS provides Early Childhood Services in three separate programs:

  1. Head Start - Home and Center Based

  2. Early Learn - Center Based and Family Childcare

  3. Universal Pre K

​CMCS is one of  the largest providers of subsidized child care in  New York City. Each of our programs within this division operates with the same goals in mind:

Cultivating positive self-esteem, independence, and self-sufficiency.

  • Developing fine and gross motor skills.
  • Developing strong interpersonal and socialization skills.
  • Developing multi-faceted language skills via conversations, interactive activities, visual aides, and dramatic play.
  • Developing an interest and love of reading, the arts, natural sciences, and the world around them.
  • Embracing diversity in the classroom and in the community.
  • Building strong relationships with peers.


Click HERE to view the 2013-2014 CMCS Head Start Annual Report.

Click HERE to view the 2014-2015 CMCS Head Start Annual Report

Click HERE to view the 2015-2016 CMCS Head Start Annual Report

Click HERE to view the 2016-2017 CMCS Head Start Annual Report

Click HERE to view the 2017-2018 CMCS Head Start Annual Report