Welcome to the ECC


At the Early Childhood Center at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, play is at the heart of learning. Our stimulating programs for children ages 18 months through 5 years provide a nurturing environment, infused with Jewish values and rituals.

Our philosophy is based on the world-renowned schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, which value children as capable, strong, and rich with wonder and knowledge.

Explore our programs, schedule a tour, or contact us to learn more.


Prospective ECC Families: Sign Up for a Tour This Fall
Tour our facilities, meet our staff, and apply for the upcoming school year.

8 Tips on Separating from Young Children for the New School Year
In New York Family, Miriam Kalmar, director of our Early Childhood Center, shares expert advice for parents as they prepare to drop their young children off to start the new school year


Featured Events

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November 17, 2018

Tot Shabbat Together