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Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program  

Welcome to the Watervliet Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program's web page. The Watervliet Universal Pre-Kindergarten program is a collaboration between the Watervliet City School District and Albany Community Action Partnership.

picture of UPK students on the first day of school

The Watervliet City School District currently operates four full-day UPK classrooms. All four classrooms are located at Watervliet Elementary School and employ Head Start teachers. The classrooms are staffed by NYS certified pre-K educators and teacher aides. The UPK program follows the regular school district calendar. More about UPK







UPK Readiness Night scheduled for Sept. 30

On Tuesday, September 30 from 6 to 7 p.m., Watervliet Elementary School will host a UPK Readiness Night for parents of Universal Pre-Kindergarten students. This is an opportunity for parents to visit your child's UPK classroom, meet UPK teachers and staff and ask questions about the UPK program.


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UPK Contact information


David Wareing, UPK Director dwareing@vliet.neric.org

Geraldine Ferris, Home School Coordinator gferris@vliet.neric.org

Jill OConnell, Secretary joconnel@vliet.neric.org

Room 104
Sarah Wooldridge swooldri@vliet.neric.org
Margaret Kramer mkramer@vliet.neric.org
Anne Blake ablake@vliet.neric.org

Room 110
Phone: 629-3410
Heather Fahlmann hfahlman@vliet.neric.org
Igdaliah Israel iisrael@vliet.neric.org

Room 111
Phone: 629-3411
Diane Jacob djacob@vliet.neric.org
Rebecca Haessler rhaessler@vliet.neric.org
Victoria Okung vokung@vliet.neric.org

Room 213
Phone: 629-3413
Adrianne Todd atodd@vliet.neric.org
Carson Frame cframe@vliet.neric.org
Kristin Geene kgeene@vliet.neric.org