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A cardboard brick city by Jayden "LOOK AT WHAT I DID!!! I built a city": Kids Making Change!


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2. Teaching Assistant

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information regarding your child at our Parent/Teacher meetings and private consultations. Schedule an appointment for more details.


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KMC goes green with all natural products



Day Care Services, School-Aged children services, Referrals and Assistance



to Support

our local district:

Box Tops for Education

How can KMC Academy help you earn extra care dollars by your participating in BTE?  We clip cut and glue Box Tops for Education and send them to your school.  What a great exercise to teach preschoolers to cut and glue!



KMC Gives Back!!!


 1. St. Jude Children's Hospital

2. The American            Cancer Society



Find out about important 

information regarding Parent/

Teacher meetings and consultations, scheduling details on our website.


Latest news AND events

Call 516-385-6594 or 516-547-6067 for more information:




KMC goes green with all natural products



Day Care Services, School-Aged children services, Referrals and Assistance



Box Tops for Education

How you can help KMC earn extra care dollars by participating in BTE



KMC Gives Back!!!

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS include St. Jude Children's Hospital
















Important Facts:


What You Should Know About Brain Development:


  • By the age of 3, your child's brain is 80% developed.
  • 50% of all children who do not receive high quality early education will be placed in special education programs. 
  • By the age of 5, your child's brain is 90% developed.



Nunley’s Carousel was created in 1912 by the Stein and Goldstein Artistic Carousell Co. of Brooklyn New York. The carousel was installed on the Brooklyn waterfront in Canarsie’s Golden City Park where Nunley's Carousel of Long Island

PreSchool             Reading READINESS!!! Ages 10 Months - 6 Years 






Thursdays 7pm-8:30pm



Trips to engage our students




Our Graduates

Graduating Class of 2015.  Pre-schoolers who are reading ready!

We are so very proud of Natalie and Jayden who have attended KMC Academy since they were 2 years old!



High School Tutorials

Teaching high schoolers to teach!


KMC Academy: Where Learning is Our Passion and Kids are Making Change!

KMC Academy is an institution of in depth learning with a developing tradition of measuring success. Our faculty is dedicated to helping students succeed in today's global market by starting out very young with core foundational prinples that will translate into daily living and competitve knowledge. We adapt our curriculum to meet the needs of our diverse student body, taking into account the many ways in which students learn.


Anchored by tradition, we excel at:

  • One-on-one interaction with our teaching staff
  • Cultivating independent learning via remote instruction
  • Providing comprehensive mentoring programs
  • Fostering collaboration with the community
  • Enriching academic learning with long-term projects and extracurricular activities
  • Fostering diversity on campus and in the Long Island area

KMC Academy offers preschool education for students ages 3-6 and academic support for school aged children who require special education services because of a disability. We offer one-on-one and/or small group instruction, itinerant services and alternatives for curriculum or teaching modifictions. Access to specialized services such as physical, occupational and/or speech therapy is provided in accordance with an Individualized Education Program (IEP).


There are 13 categories of disabilities:

  1. Autism
  2. Deaf/Blind
  3. Deafness
  4. Hearing Impaired
  5. Mental Retardation
  6. Multiple Disabilities
  7. Orthopedic Impairment
  8. Serious Emotional Disturbance
  9. Specific Learning Disabilities
  10. Speech Or Language Impairment
  11. Traumatic Brain Injury
  12. Visual Impairment Including Blindness
  13. Health Impairment

KMC Academy also encourages parental participation and partnership at IEP meetings at the request of the parents/guardians of students through age 12 who are enrolled in our school program.



Our School



At KMC Academy we aim our students' attention on cognitive and informational relativity of the world around them covering all subjects including Math, Social Studies, Science, Cultural Arts and Reading.  

Our students are equipped to make inferences and predictions based on data they experience throughout particular lessons so that they can explain how objects are organized, compare and contrast, order objects according to their attributes and make predictions based on scientific experiments. KMC Academy students learn to identify cause and effect relationships and verify predictions by explaining “how” and “why” occurrences happen. Our students are taught to make age-appropriate, logical conclusions scientific investigations.

The Ocean Basin Exercise is a small group instruction for 3 year olds to learn about the world and the oceans surrounding it.  Small group instruction is better experiential learning for tiny tots in that they are more curious about their touch and taste senses.  When using sand and water, the small the group, the better.


First students are introduced to the world on a globe and then a map.  Pointing out the difference between the land and the oceans are the soundest ways to grab on to their understanding. 

Next the students are introduced to the beaches, which they have all visited, (create a make shift beach with sand and water). Dried clay can be added. Also add fish, gravel, reefs, etc., and if you can find little people to demonstrate playing on the beach that can be helpful too.  



Finally, the students can be introduced to the layers of the ocean floor. (See Below). Use general not specifics about the ocean basin starting with the floor, see how it “rises,” the slope is a hill to a tiny tot and the shelf is the climb to the top.  The dark blue is the ocean. The light blue is the sky. Easy right?

Finally, students can be questioned on the layers they see them in the picture by pointing to the levels and the colors of the levels.

By repeating the levels of the Ocean Basin exercise, students are sure to know each level over time!


KMC Academy offers 3 meals and 2 snacks per day for an additional charge. Food for thought...When is the best time to start teaching a child? At birth!

Do you believe that cameras in the classroom would be ineffective?


  • Cameras in classrooms would provide a safety net for teachers. Though  classroom  management, in many ways, affects the delivery of information and how information becomes internalized by the students, disruptive student behavior can make or break a learning environment. Cameras would unveil behavioral aspects thereby encouraging a progressive learning environment.
  • Cameras in the classrooms would provide a safety net for students. Parents would be able to see their child's metacognitive process taking place, determine a need for alternative or corrective measures, and gain understanding of subject matters for assistance with homework.
  • Cameras in the classrooms would provide informational support towards improving education standards.



  • Initially, cameras in the classroom would be a bit of a distraction.
  • Cameras in the classroom should only be on during teaching segments.


Extracurricular Activities

Whether it's science, sports, entrepreneurship or music, theatre, our extracurricular activities let students explore their particular interests and apply what they've learned in a hands-on environment. Music is an important component for exploration. Access to Music Education is supported by New York State core curriculum:


Standard 4 - Understanding The Cultural Dimensions and Contributions of The Arts

Students will develop an understanding of the personal and cultural forces that shape artistic communication and how the arts in turn shape the diverse cultures of past and present society.


Key idea: Students will be familiarized with dances from other cultures and times and recognize their relationship to various cultural, social, and historic contexts. Students will recognize that dance is performed in many different cultural settings and that it serves many functions in diverse societies.


Key idea: Students will develop a performing and listening repertoire of music of various genres, styles, and cultures that represent people around the world and their manifestations in the United States. Students will recognize the cultural features of a variety of musical compositions and performances and understand the functions of music within the culture.


Key idea: Students will gain knowledge about past and present cultures as expressed through theatre. They will interpret how theatre reflects the beliefs, issues, and events of societies past and present.

Visual Arts

Key idea: Students will explore art and artifacts from various historical periods and world cultures to discover the roles that art plays in the lives of people of a given time and place. Students will learn how time influences the visual characteristics of art work. Students will explore art to understand the social, cultural, and environmental dimensions of human society.

For more information on Learning Standards for the Arts please refer to:  (http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/arts/artstand/arts4.html)
According to an article by Chris Boyd Brewer, entitled "Music and Learning: Integrating Music in the Classroom," music 'increases focus, supports Alpha State Learning and imporoves  memorization.' Songs, chants, poems, and raps can aide in improving memory of content facts and details through rhyme, rhythm, and melody. Teaching students through song or having them write their own songs is also a useful memory tool! (http://howtolearn.researchass.com/the-best-way-to-learn-alpha-and-theta-brain-wave-states/).

About Us

Faculty at KMC Academy are leaders in the community who share a passion for  teaching and learning, and a commitment to creating a supportive learning environment that is challenging, collaborative and engaging. We adapt our teaching methods to the individual learning styles of our students. Our modern classrooms make it possible to explore the world around us in a safe, encouraging environment. 


Concrete experiential learning outside of the classroom is a key facet to learning according to the combined philosophical theories of John Dewey, Lev Vygotski, and Jean Piaget whose theories focus on constructivism and learning. Hands-on and cultural experience facilitate 1) cognitive skill development and growth including critical thinking as students navigate through experiential lessons; 2) knowledge acquisition, transferring and application skills; 3) interpersonal and intra-personal competence; 4) decision-making skills; 5) practical competence; and 6) career preparation skills.


KMC Soundclouds

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At KMC Academy, we continue to cultivate learning even after the final bell rings. Tutoring students in the comfort of their homes OR in the comfort of home at KMC Academy locations, students experience alpha-state learning for success assurance.


VIRTUAL TOURS are computerized experiences such as the educational tour to Montauk that students can benefit from without actually going to the Montauk Lighthouse.



  • include principals,
  • police officers, 
  • lawyers,
  • business owners, etc. to speak to children about civics, careers storytelling and fun.


























  • Enhance experiential learning
  • Hands on learning which provides students with physical application
  • Some acitvities for experiential learning include:
  • touch, smell, active pretend play, etc.
  • KMC will visit museums and cultural hot spots to learn through exploring.



  • Extended hours by special arrangement. 
  • Piano Lessons are provided by Mrs. Renata Mendonca, at an
    additional cost. Note: 
    (Mrs. Mendoca  has over 17 years of teaching experience). Lessons by special arrangement. 
  • Note that Special Needs Instruction includes multiple intelligences and strategies used to learn.
  • Meta-cognitive abilities can be enhanced by music and other means of auditory learning strategies.
  • Holiday Piano Recital presenting KMC Academy students.
  • Guitar lessons are provided by Mr. David Tunnell by special arrangement for an additional fee.
  • Chess Cadets Thursday 7-8:30 pm.  Hosted by Mr. David Tunnell Free to all KMC Academy Enrollees.



Cadet Chess every  Thursday, 7:00 pm-8:30pm. No charge for KMC Academy enrollees Cadet Chess at Work and Play: Learning as they go along while tapping into their critical thinking abilities! (King/Pawn Strategy).

From our house to yours we are

wishing you and yours

God’s blessings

throughout this holiday season and always!

Happy Channukah,

Merry Christmas,

Happy Kwaanza,


Happy New Year in 2017!

Our Christmas party will feature Kids Making Change. We hope to see you there!
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