Programs and Activities

The Center provides:

  • hands-on experience
  • learning through play
  • developmentally appropriate activities
  • time to nurture
  • time to explore

All children participate in various experiences such as:

  • music/movement
  • art
  • dramatic play
  • language
  • block play
  • science and math
  • physical activities

Child's drawingOur center also provides:

  • A warm, caring atmosphere
  • Qualified, nurturing staff
  • Good communication between home and center
  • Serves students and New York State Employees, alumni and community 
  • Spacious, bright location
  • Large indoor and outdoor play areas
  • Safe and healthy environment
  • Breakfast, hot lunch, and afternoon snack prepared according to New York Department of Health nutritional requirements
  • Creative curriculum providing age-appropriate activities

SUNY Cortland
Child Care Center

Karen Diescher
Interim Director
Education Building, Room 1000
Cortland, NY 13045
Phone: 607-753-5955
Fax: 607-753-5957
Email:  ""

Board of Directors

Family Handbook (PDF)