• UPK Application

    Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) is a special Early Childhood program which was established by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and contracted School Districts to provide an early learning experience for the children of eligible families. Eligible families are defined as those who live in a contracted School District and have children who will be four years old by December 1, 2022.

    The UPK program is conducted with a qualified teacher and an assistant in every class. The children attend five (5) days a week for 180 school days per school year. AT NO COST TO YOU! There are openings for Full-Day (5-hour) as well as Half-Day (2 1/2 hour) pre-Kindergarten programs.

    Click below for the Application, in English or Spanish. 

    For more information, please call 845-577-6114.

    UPK staff: 

    Karina Diaz: kdiaz@ercsd.org  

    Jacquelin Contreras: jcontreras@ercsd.org