Learn As You Grow Highland-Syracuse Center

"Great experience with LAYG, both of my children have been here. The staff is amazing and caring. The building and rooms are clean and safe. This is  top notch daycare center." - Andrew Witherell
At Learn As You Grow - Syracuse, located at 158 Highland Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13203, we're dedicated to providing high-quality daycare, child care, and preschool services. For over three decades, our locally owned centers have served the Syracuse community, offering a nurturing environment for children from six weeks to twelve years old.

Our facility features spacious, child-friendly classrooms and outdoor play areas, designed to encourage learning and exploration. We are licensed through the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and offer a variety of programs to meet the needs of every family, including subsidized care through various agencies.

Our curriculum focuses on creating a literacy-rich environment where children can engage in language experiences, literature, gross motor activities, pre-math, sensory, science, and creative expression daily. We prioritize a non-pressured atmosphere where children are encouraged to explore at their own pace.

Meals and snacks at our Syracuse location exceed nutritional guidelines, served in a family-style setting to promote healthy eating habits. With our competitive pricing, secure facilities, and experienced staff, we're proud to be a trusted choice for families seeking comprehensive early childhood education solutions.

Center Programs



Our program nurtures recognition of familiar figures, motor skill development, and sensory exploration, among other enriching experiences.



Our program encourages exploration, physical development, and communication to foster independence and emotional growth.



We nurture preschoolers with theme-based, interactive learning and cultivate creativity, problem-solving, and independence through hands-on experiences.



Our program focuses on play-based learning, literacy enhancement, and our adaptive curriculum promotes independence and academic readiness.

Before & After
School Care

Before & After
School Care

Our before & after-school program blends guided activities with self-play, fostering fun, learning, and growth with supportive staff and dedicated spaces.

Tuition and Openings at Learn As You Grow

Center Offerings

Healthy Meals & Snacks
Qualified Educators
Dance & Movement
Natural Playground

Our Center Directors can provide more information regarding financial assistance and they can assist you with the process as well.

Our music program offers a researched, systematic approach to nurturing children's social skills and musical development, including singing in tune and rhythmic coordination.

Conveniently nestled amidst ample parking, our center ensures stress-free drop-offs and pickups for our valued families.

All BrightPath centers are completely nut-free, and we work with families with children who have other food sensitivities and allergies to ensure their safety and well-being.

Our Educators are passionate about delivering early years education that empowers and inspires children to create their futures.

Our Yoga program enriches our preschool curriculum, fostering young minds and bodies for lifelong mental and physical well-being through fun, themed sessions.

Our dance programs blend solid technique with fun and creative choreography, fostering both technical skill and expressive, individualistic style in our little ones.

Explore and learn with our natural playgrounds, where adventure meets education in a landscape of fun.

Center Director

Theresa Loiacono brings over a decade of experience in early childhood education to her role as Center Director at Learn As You Grow - Syracuse. With 11 years of diverse experience and nearly 3 years in her current position, Theresa is dedicated to nurturing young minds and fostering a supportive learning environment.Armed with a Child Development Associate in Preschool Education and currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Educational Studies, Theresa is committed to her own professional

Portrait of the Learn As You Grow Director
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