East Flatbush Early Childhood Center

475 East 57th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 451-5213
The East Flatbush Early Childhood Center is accessible via the B8 and B7 buses.

Principal: Valery Calixte

Serving Preschool Students with Special Needs

The East Flatbush Early Childhood Center is a preschool community program located in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn. The majority of our staff resides in the larger neighborhood and are typically bilingual, speaking both Haitian Creole and English.

We have a large, diverse group of talented special educators and clinicians who provide a warm, nurturing environment in which our young students thrive. Our classrooms are rich in technology, literacy based programs, and visual supports. We utilize a standardized preschool curricululm and the Department of Education (DOE) scope and sequence in the development of our lessons. We also offer a variety of parent workshops to reinforce classroom learning in the home.

The East Flatbush Early Childhood Center serves preschool students ages 3-5.

  • Preschool Special Education: Special Classes
  • Ranging in size from 6 to 12 students: Integrated Special Classes- up to 20 students
  • Universal Pre-Kindergarten

In addition, we provide the following related services and family supports:

  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Counseling/Play Therapy
  • Parent Events and Trainings

Family Resources