Effie Bennett-Powe
Child Development Center

Campus Lab Setting for Early Childhood Programs


Offering High Quality Preschool for Children Ages 3 - 5


  • Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Spacious classroom with center areas, large outdoor play area, gym on the premises.
  • Music and movement experiences that promote language development.
  • Special guests enhance and expand your child's understanding of self and others.
  • Walks that explore the campus setting such as animal barns and greenhouses.
  • Planning focuses on individual needs and interests with parent/guardian collaboration.
  • Reggio Emilia philosophy influences the environment and planning.
  • Anti-Bias education is embedded into all aspects of the program.
  • Morning and afternoon sessions run Monday through Thursday and follow the College Calendar.


  • Contact the Center:
  • (518) 255-5696
  • Holmes Hall, Rm. 129
  • Nancy Collins
  • Program Director
  • Jennifer Golden
  • Master Teacher
  • goldenja@cobleskill.edu
  • Staffing includes the Program Director/ Preschool Teacher, bachelors-degree interns and associates-degree students.
  • Resources:
  •    NAEYC
  •    Read Aloud 15 minutes